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Re: recent version of octave in debian buster?

* Rafael Laboissière <rafael@debian.org> [2020-10-27 16:29]:

* thalasso <thalasso@t-online.de> [2020-10-25 16:03]:

I would like to use a more recent version of octave than 4.4.1 - preferably as recent as possible :)

I tried to do a backport using this descritption: https://wiki.debian.org/SimpleBackportCreation

But that failed due to to dependency problems with debhelper-compat and debhelper.

Is a backport from bullseye scheduled?

I have uploaded version 5.2.0 of the octave package backported to buster. It is now in the NEW queue:


Since the packages are sitting on the NEW queue and waiting for the approval of the ftp-masters, I have set up an APT repository for them.

Here is the cookbook for installing the packages on a buster system :

    echo "deb http://rafael.laboissiere.net/octave-buster-backports/ /" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/octave-buster-backports.list
    wget -q -O - http://rafael.laboissiere.net/octave-buster-backports/KEY.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install octave

I hope this will work for you.  If not, please drop me a note.


Rafael Laboissière

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