eltclsh (editline tcl shell) is an interactive shell for the TCL programming
language. It provides command line editing, history browsing as well as
variables and command completion thanks to editline features. The completion
engine is programmable in a way similar to tcsh, and comes with an intelligent
completion for the full tcl language by default.
The package also provides elwish, an interactive interpreter for the Tk toolkit.
eltclsh is an open-source software released under a BSD license.
Latest stable releases:
- eltclsh-1.18.tar.gz (Sep 29, 2020).
- eltclsh-1.17.tar.gz (Aug 8, 2018).
- eltclsh-1.16.tar.gz (Jan 16, 2017).
You can checkout the git repository (read-only) with
or, if you find out that your internet is firewalled for
You can also browse the repository online.
This package is available via robotpkg, in the
shell/eltclsh category. Just
For manual compilation you should use the well known sequence:
Please look at
./configure --help for available configuration option