XOTcl is an object oriented extension for Tcl and required part of OpenACS installations since TIP #87. The OpenACS package xotcl-core provides base functionality and integration with the OpenACS framework.debian or it can be complied from source. The following instructions describe, how to compile XOTcl from source.
The following commands can be used to compile XOTcl and install it into the appropriate places of the specified aolserver. We assume that the aolserver is installed under /usr/local/aolserver:
Use appropriate paths for aolserver4 and your tcl version.
After the "make install-aol" from the XOTcl sources, a file xotcl.tcl is installed in the directory /usr/local/aolserver/modules/tcl/ that handles .xotcl files and XOTcl serialization in the aolserver.