incompatible with IPV6 in $DISPLAY

Bug #570016 reported by Jasen on 2010-04-26
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
tcltk-defaults (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

to replicate:
1 > log into a ubuntu computer via XDMCP over an
2 > try to run an application that uses tcltk (eg: amsn, or gitk )

$ echo $DISPLAY

$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Release: 10.04

apt-cache policy tk
  Installed: 8.4.16-2
  Candidate: 8.4.16-2
  Version table:
 *** 8.4.16-2 0
        500 lucid/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

I get error messages like this:

/usr/share/tcltk/tk8.5/tk.tcl: can't access "::tk::Priv.::ffff:": parent namespace doesn't exist
can't access "::tk::Priv.::ffff:": parent namespace doesn't exist
    while executing
"upvar #0 ::tk::Priv.::ffff: ::tk::Priv"
    ("uplevel" body line 1)
    invoked from within
"uplevel #0 upvar #0 ::tk::Priv.$disp ::tk::Priv"
    (procedure "tk::ScreenChanged" line 9)
    invoked from within
"tk::ScreenChanged [winfo screen .]"
    (file "/usr/share/tcltk/tk8.5/tk.tcl" line 290)
    invoked from within
"source /usr/share/tcltk/tk8.5/tk.tcl"
    ("uplevel" body line 1)
    invoked from within
"uplevel #0 [list source $file]"

This probably means that tk wasn't installed properly.

Error in startup script: can't rename "::tk::FirstMenu": command doesn't exist
    while executing
"rename ::tk::FirstMenu ::tk::Original_FirstMenu"
    invoked from within
"if { $initialize_amsn == 1 } {

 if {![::picture::Loaded]} {
  if { [OnDarwin] } {
   tk_messageBox -default ok -message "There's a problem loading a..."
    (file "gui.tcl" line 4)
    invoked from within
"source gui.tcl "
    ("uplevel" body line 22)
    invoked from within
"uplevel \#0 {

 # amsncore.tcl is already loaded but we'll re-source it here in case we manually do reload_files
 source amsncore.tcl
    (procedure "reload_files" line 2)
    invoked from within
    (file "/usr/bin/amsn" line 291)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: tk 8.4.16-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.32-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Apr 26 15:59:28 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Release Candidate amd64 (20100419.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: tcltk-defaults

David Tombs (dgtombs) wrote :

Assigning to tcltk-defaults as the apport text indicates.

affects: ubuntu → tcltk-defaults (Ubuntu)
dino99 (9d9) wrote :

There is no support for deprecated version having died a long time ago

Changed in tcltk-defaults (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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