[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#675154: Bug#675154: octave-statistics: fstat.m shadows a core library function

Sébastien Villemot sebastien.villemot at ens.fr
Wed May 30 09:36:11 UTC 2012

tags 675154 + upstream
forwarded 675154 https://mailman.cae.wisc.edu/pipermail/octave-maintainers/2010-December/021930.html

Francesco Potortì <Potorti at isti.cnr.it> writes:

> I get two warnings at Octave startup.  The first one may be from some
> thing left on my system, I have not found out yet.  The second one seems
> to be the octave-statistics culprit:

> warning: function /usr/share/octave/packages/statistics-1.1.3/fstat.m shadows a core library function

Thanks for your report.

This is a known issue:


There's not much we can do at the Debian level. Looks like the solution
is to have fstat.m removed from Octave core. This will probably happen
in some future release.


Sébastien Villemot
Researcher in Economics & Debian Maintainer
Phone: +33-1-40-77-84-04 - GPG Key: 4096R/381A7594
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