On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 08:46:42PM +0200, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * Jo?o Cardoso <jcard@...> [2003-05-07 15:25]:
> > On Wednesday 07 May 2003 13:22, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> > | Good news: the Debian build daemons build now the PLplot packages
> > | (version 5.2.1-7) correctly for the 10 architectures: sparc, powerpc,
> > | ia64, s390, hppa, alpha, mips, mipsel, and powerpc. This means that
> > | the PLplot packages are finally entitled to enter the "testing"
> > | (sarge) distribution and will become part of the next Debian
> > | distribution.
> > |
> > | Unfortunately, the octave-plplot package will not be available for
> > | the hppa and powerpc architectures, since Octave 2.1 simply does not
> > | work on these platforms (it segfaults).
> > What 2.1.xx version of Octave?
> >From the Debian buildd logs, Octave worked on hppa until version 2.1.43-2.
> >From 2.1.44-1 on there have been segfaults.
Instead of talking among ourselves, maybe we should get JWE involved are
actually start to fix this? Vounteers?
> > In the last few releases, 2.1.4?, rpath must be enabled by default during
> > configure, and I think that also the configuration of --enable-dl has
> > changed (not sure about this)
It's a change JWE made upstream. See the changelog, and mailing list archives.
> I have no idea about this. I am Cc:ing this message to Dirk Eddelbuettel,
> the maintainer of octave2.1 for Debian.
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