sudo symbolic link between directories

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun Mar 18 06:25:04 UTC 2012

On Sun, 2012-03-18 at 06:11 +0000, thufir wrote:
> "Create as administrator (sudo) one link in /usr/bin to the command that 
> you'd like to call (for example with8.5 and tclsh8.5). One time that you 
> had create the links you can run directly tclsh8.5 or wish8.5 in one 
> terminal."

On that page the same responder mentions a seemingly MUCH better
alternative - add ActiveTcl to your path!

   export PATH=$PATH:/opt/ActiveTcl-8.5
   ... do stuff...

> so that when RVM compiles ruby tk is included.  It's enough of a PITA 
> that I wonder perhaps Gentoo emerge doesn't have a point.

It's unclear from your descriptions whether ruby requires access
libraries to compile, or whether the compile scripts just want to run
some tcl commands. If the latter, setting the path should work.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at

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