Re: Problem with octave-plplot
On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 12:49:21AM +0100, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * Dirk Eddelbuettel <email@example.com> [2004-12-27 16:56]:
> > The octave2.1 package is being held back by lack of a powerpc package. No
> > idea why.
> I do not understand neither. The following buildd report:
> tells that octave2.1 was successfully built on powerpc. What is going on?
Oh, right, yes. I *had* noticed that too, but forgotten.
As I say, this is a complete mistery. [ It is also odd to wait for powerpc
which used to be one of the most reliable arches. ]
So: any word from the release team on this, please ?
> > For octave-plplot, the dependendies are much messier and releated to gcc 3.4
> > and the libunwind mess. That is way behind me, but my octave-forge is being
> > bitten by the same problem.
> I am lost here, since I do not know at all why plplot ends up depending on
> gcc-3.4. Do you now why it is so with octave-forge?
No. When we had the octave-forge / ginac interaction, Steve joined the
discussion and IIRC mentioned something toolchain related on one of the
arches. The libunwind story is related to that.
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