ANNOUNCE: freeWrap 5.2 released 
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 ANNOUNCE: freeWrap 5.2 released

This message announces the release of freeWrap version 5.2

The freeWrap program turns TCL/TK scripts into single-file binary
executable programs. freeWrap can wrap TCL/TK applications that consist of
multiple script and binary files. freeWrap combines all the files together
into a single executable file.

freeWrap 5.2 is based on TCL/TK 8.3.4
freeWrap 5.2b is based on TCL/TK 8.4b1

freeWrap executables are freely available for both Linux and Windows.

Instructions and source code for building freeWrap on both Windows and UNIX
platforms is also freely available.

The following additional variations of freeWrap are also available for

     freewrapBLT         a windowing application that includes TCL/TK and
the BLT extension (TCL/TK 8.3 based freeWrap only)
     freewrapTCLSH       a console-only application which includes only TCL.

Please visit the freeWrap home page:


Changes implemented in version 5.2

1) Removed replacement glob command. There were a few too many bugs in it.
2) The Windows version is once again compressed using UPX. This time with
UPX 1.22. Please report any slow program startup problems to

3) Fixed unpack procedure to prevent addition of newline character at end
of unpacked file.
4) Double-clicking on the console window background no longer produces an
error condition.
5) For the BLT version of freeWrap: Added "/blt" to auto_path variable.
6) "Info" command no longer produces "can't read "filename": no such
variable" error message when given an invalid argument.
7) FreeWrap can now be built using TCL/TK 8.3 or 8.4.

Wed, 19 Jan 2005 21:28:50 GMT  
 ANNOUNCE: freeWrap 5.2 released
Great news - Thanks Dennis!

> freeWrap 5.2b is based on TCL/TK 8.4b1

Wed, 19 Jan 2005 22:28:40 GMT  
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