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Re: [Pkg-octave-devel] Removal of SWIG octave-forge packages

On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 04:42:30PM +0200, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * Thomas Weber <thomas.weber.mail@gmail.com> [2009-05-16 11:26]:
> > Removal request filed for octave-ftp.
> > 
> > I also sent an explaining e-mail to the ITPs for octave-ann and
> > octave-database. The latter will probably be rewritten in the near
> > future.
> Now, I propose the following: since it is not really desirable to prevent
> users of using octave-ann and other SWIG-based packages, we could force
> all of them to have "Autoload: no".  Furthermore, we could add a warning
> when the package is loaded by the user.

I consider this a suitable solution and have asked on octave-forge's
list about integration the warning into the upstream SVN.


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