--- a/DESCRIPTION
+++ b/DESCRIPTION
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
 Title: Statistics
 Description: Additional statistics functions for Octave.
 Categories: Statistics
-Depends: octave (>= 2.9.7), io (>= 1.0.18)
+Depends: octave (>= 3.6.1), io (>= 1.0.18)
 Autoload: yes
 License: GPLv3+, public domain
 Url: http://octave.sf.net