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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 
> perfectly.
>    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 ***
> Aborted
> 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.

> Regards
> Gudjon
Manolo Díaz.

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