error in gs:start()

Håkan Stenholm <>
Thu Jun 16 16:20:42 CEST 2005


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> Hi all,
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>   I am getting the following error after installing erlang R9C2.
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> erl
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> Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.3.6.3 [source] [hipe]
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> Eshell V5.3.6.3  (abort with ^G)
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> 1> I=gs:start().
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> {error,backend_died}
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You'll need to have tcl/tk (or at least tk) installed for gs to work - 
tk is the gs backend.
If tcl/tk is allready installed and gs doesn't work - it is probably 
likely that the tk version is to old and you'll need to install a newer 
version (I've had this issue with MacOSX).

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> Regards,
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> Aruna
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