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Re: Bug in octave packages for FC4?

From: Quentin Spencer
Subject: Re: Bug in octave packages for FC4?
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2005 11:57:40 -0500
User-agent: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6-1.1.fc4 (X11/20050720)

Marcus Vinicius Eiffle Duarte wrote:

Hello, folks!

I am not quite sure if this is the right place to ask, so forgive me
in case it is not.

I am running Fedora Core 4 on a Pentium 4 2.4GHz with 2 Gb RAM. Today
(2005-08-04) I upgraded Octave and Octave-devel via "yum update". The
packages now installed are octave-2.1.71-14.fc4.i386.rpm and
octave-devel-2.1.71-14.fc4.i386.rpm from the "extras" repository. The
octave-forge was not upgraded, being version 2005-06-13, release

After I upgraded, I keep getting panic segmentation folks when running
simple commands, as "help" or "plot(linspace(1,10))". Simple
instructions as "x=1" do not yield errors, but I can't run any of my

Has anyone using FC4 found the same behavior? Does anyone know how to
contact the package maintainer?

Tanks in advance,

Marcus Vinicius

OK, I've rebuilt octave-forge, and the crashes appear to be gone. It will probably take a few hours before the RPM is officially released and can be found on the mirrors. If you want it before then, the file can temporarily be found at:

If you have any other problems with this, let me know.


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