Changes in Tcl/Tk 8.6.14

Released February 28, 2024.

Tcl Changes

  • TIP 402: Path normalization revised so UNC path support is cross platform
  • Interpretation of ~ in paths made cross platform.
  • Decoding of incomplete code UTF code sequences generates replacement character
  • Restore [exec %var%\] on Windows
  • Allow [chan create {} \$cmd\].
  • Improved handling of non-BMP pathnames on Windows.

Tk Changes

  • Revise number parsing to match that of Tcl.
  • Iconlist ignores the options database entry for foreground text color
  • menu clone bindings corrected
  • Enable treeview display of partial final line
  • Allow return from [tk scaling\] in safe interp
  • Prevent exposure of clues to masked entry contents by navigation bindings

Changes to Bundled Packages

Updated packages