--- a/doc/control.tex
+++ b/doc/control.tex
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
 @c use chapter name instead of title in the header of even pages
 @c @settitle CACSD Tools for GNU Octave
 @afourpaper
-@set VERSION 2.4.3
+@set VERSION 2.4.4
 @finalout
 @c @afourwide
 @c %**end of header