[Rd] tkfilefind error (PR#3219)

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Jun 10 20:18:09 MEST 2003

Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> This happens on all OSes (I have access to) with Tcl/Tk 8.4.x: it has been
> discussed before and I recall the solution proposed was to remove the code
> and demo.

...although perhaps not for this particular reason, but because
the demo is misleading people to believe that it is a useful method
for finding files. tkgetOpenFile/tkgetSaveFile are much better for
that, tkfilefind is really just a demo of interfacing to nontrivial
Tcl code. So if it doesn't even work, it is a definite candidate for

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