Re: xmgrace, wxmaxima, recompiling once more
Gudjon I. Gudjonsson wrote:
> Hi again
> Now I have verified that both xmgrace and wxmaxima do not work as they are
> downloaded from the Debian server but after beeing recompiled they work
> Is anyone willing to try to install grace 5.1.20 . When printing a plot it
> will fail with something similar to
> *** glibc detected *** double free or corruption (out): 0x0000000000d5d0f0 ***
> After recompiling the package it works perfectly
> The same applies to wxmaxima. Both maxima and wxmaxima need to be recompiled
> and reinstalled.
> I have filed bug reports but I am wondering if the compilation procedure in
> Debian is not appropriate.
> I am not a programmer
Neither do I.
but an unintelligent guess tells me that a program that
> works only after recompiling is not buggy.
Sure the program isn't, but I think the debian package is.