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Re: Bug#5023: octave_1.1.1-7 succumbs to bitrot

On Mon, 28 Oct 1996, Randy Gobbel wrote:

> This is the second time in a few days that octave has started acting up in
> this bizarre way.  Removing the program and reinstalling from a newly-fetched
> binary file off of ftp.debian.org had no effect.  Other C++ applications are
> working fine.
> My system is running kernel 2.0.23, libc 5.4.7 (debian).  It's a PPro 200,
> 80MB RAM, swap partition ~115MB.  It doesn't seem to matter what else is
> running, and octave is now broken for all users, including those who have
> never run it before.
This may have something to do with your version of libc5. This version of
octave was linked against 5.2.18, while you are running 5.4.7. Could you
downgrade libc5 and see if that fixed it? If this is it, I'll build a
newer version against the new libc5.



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