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issue while installing "octave364-dev" package

From: sfarro
Subject: issue while installing "octave364-dev" package
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2013 09:29:25 -0800 (PST)

Dear Octave maintainer team,

good afternoon.

I have just installed octave-atlas 3.6.4 on my mac 10.8.5 using fink
(installed for the first time). The installation took several hours, but it
went fine and I menages to run some mathemathical operations successfully.

When I try to install "econometric package" (the one I need for my
homeworks), the software tries to install some dependent packages, and
apparently I have some troubles in installing octave364-dev.

May you be so kind to give me some advices? I put below the error code I

Thanks in advance for your support and have a nice day


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unknowne:~ Nico$ fink install econometrics-oct364
Information about 8693 packages read in 0 seconds.

fink needs help picking an alternative to satisfy a virtual dependency. The

(1)     optim-oct364: Nonlinear optimization toolkit for Octave
(2)     optim-atlas-oct364: Nonlinear optimization toolkit for Octave
(3)     optim-ref-oct364: Nonlinear optimization toolkit for Octave

Pick one: [1] 
The following package will be installed or updated:
The following 5 additional packages will be installed:
 general-oct364 miscellaneous-oct364 *octave364-dev* optim-oct364
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] 
Reading buildlock packages...
/sw/bin/dpkg-lockwait -i
(Reading database ... 52990 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace octave364-dev 3.6.4-7 (using
.../octave364-dev_3.6.4-7_darwin-x86_64.deb) ...
/sw/bin/oct-cc is not present.
/sw/bin/oct-cxx is not present.
Unpacking replacement octave364-dev ...
Setting up octave364-dev (3.6.4-7) ...
Clearing dependency_libs of .la files being installed
*/sw/var/lib/dpkg/info/octave364-dev.postinst: line 12: syntax error near
unexpected token `a+x'
/sw/bin/dpkg: error processing octave364-dev (--install):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
### execution of /sw/bin/dpkg-lockwait failed, exit code 1
Failed: can't install package octave364-dev-3.6.4-7
unknown:~ Nico$ 

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