[Pkg-octave-devel] Re: octave 2.9 branch
rafael at debian.org
Tue Sep 20 07:13:40 UTC 2005
* Colin Ingram <synergizedmusic at gmail.com> [2005-09-19 19:47]:
> This is my first post to debian-science....I have been enjoying the
> converstation though.
> I am currently running sarge with octave 2.71-4 from unstable. Is
> anyone using the 2.9 branch from experimental. Are there any major
> issues with it. (I mean debian issues...not problems upstream)
I take the opportunity to advertise the DOG (Debian Octave Group) which
is responsible for maintaining the Octave-related packages. Any person,
DD or not, is invited to join us. See http://pkg-octave.alioth.debian.org/.
Back to your question, the octave2.9 package in experimental needs some
work. First, there is a new 2.9.3 upstream version available. Second,
we should port the recent changes regarding libhsdf5 and the C++ ABI
transition from octave2.1 to octave2.9.
As I wrote above, manpower for package development is welcome.
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