Installing ActiveTcl for Solaris

The download is a compressed tar archive. To extract, enter the following command at the shell prompt:

compress -cd /path/to/ActiveTcl-download.tar.Z | tar xf -

In the directory where you extracted the archive, run the installer script, which will automatically select between the GUI or text-based installer depending on your system configuration. After installation, make sure that the directory containing the installed executables is included in your PATH variable.

Note that GNU tar may be required to extract the package into the filesystem correctly, due to the long path names used in our archives. A precompiled version of GNU tar for the sparc platform is available from