[arch-general] What should be done with octave?

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Fri Feb 8 07:57:38 EST 2008

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: arch-general-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:arch-general-
> bounces at archlinux.org] Namens Neil Darlow
> Verzonden: vrijdag 8 februari 2008 13:44
> Aan: arch-general at archlinux.org
> Onderwerp: [arch-general] What should be done with octave?
> Hi,
> Arch has octave-2.1.73 in extra.
> The current stable version of octave is 3.0.0 but it is not backwards
> compatible with the 2.1.x series.
> The gcc-4.2.3 migration has broken octave due to a versioned dependency
> on gcc-fortran. Also, the PKGBUILD has no license or md5sum entries.

Gcc-libs 4.2.3-3 has been fixed to provide versioned provides for gcc-fortran and gcc-objc.

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