[Maxima] Unable to run rmaxima and xmaxima !! maxima installation error !!
Andrey G. Grozin
A.G.Grozin at inp.nsk.su
Wed Feb 7 05:08:32 CST 2007
On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, gaurav gunjan jha wrote:
> when i type xmaxima i get the following error
> ./xmaxima: line 3: exec: wish: not found
xmaxima is written in tcl/tk. In order to use it, you have to install tcl
and tk (the last package contains "wish", the tcl interpreter linked with
> and when i type rmaxima i get the following error
> ./rmaxima error: rmaxima requires rlwrap.
> rlwrap is available from <http://utopia.knoware.nl/~hlub/uck/rlwrap/>.
rmaxima requires rlwrap, which adds readline functionality (up arrow
recalls previous commands, you can edit end re-execute them, and so on) to
any program. However, I don't see why you want it. If clisp is compiled
with readline support, you already have this functionality in plain
maxima, without rmaxima.
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