Tcl_PkgRequire, Tcl_PkgProvide - package version control
Tcl_PkgRequire(interp, name, version, exact)
Tcl_PkgProvide(interp, name, version)
These procedures provide C-level interfaces to Tcl's package and
version management facilities.
Tcl_PkgRequire is equivalent to the package require
command, and Tcl_PkgProvide is equivalent to the
package provide command.
See the documentation for the Tcl commands for details on what these
If Tcl_PkgRequire completes successfully it returns a pointer
to the version string for the version of the package that is provided
in the interpreter (which may be different than version); if
an error occurs it returns NULL and leaves an error message in
Tcl_PkgProvide returns TCL_OK if it completes successfully;
if an error occurs it returns TCL_ERROR and leaves an error message
package, provide, require, version
- Tcl_Interp *interp (in)
Interpreter where package is needed or available.
- char *name (in)
Name of package.
- char *version (in)
A version string consisting of one or more decimal numbers
separated by dots.
- int exact (in)
Non-zero means that only the particular version specified by
version is acceptable.
Zero means that newer versions than version are also
acceptable as long as they have the same major version number
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