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Re: Bug#666142: octave: Please support -mieee option to mkoctfile

On 29/03/12 17:20, Nobuhiro Iwamatsu wrote:
> Source: octave
> Version: 3.6.1-4
> octave-octcdf FTBFS on Alpha. (maybe on sh4 too.)
>  http://buildd.debian-ports.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=octave-octcdf&arch=alpha&ver=1.1.4-1&stamp=1332884789
> Because mkoctfile does not support mieee option, this problem happens.

Note that the -mieee option is on by default in the Debian version of
the gcc compiler on Alpha.  So adding -mieee is not strictly necessary
for a build on Debian Alpha, but I am guessing that it may have been put
in octave-octcdf by upstream to guarantee that it is used whoever might
be compiling octave-octcdf.

I will run a test of the patch on an Alpha over the next day or so.


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