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Re: missing mkoctfile-3.6.3 on OS X

From: Alexander Hansen
Subject: Re: missing mkoctfile-3.6.3 on OS X
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2012 07:15:36 -0700
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On 12/4/12 4:40 AM, c. wrote:
> On 4 Dec 2012, at 12:34, address@hidden wrote:
>> I'm a beginner, so my description is limited. I used Fink to compile octave, 
>> and I just used default options corresponding to "if you don't know what 
>> this is, then choose default..."
> So you actually installed Octave via a package manager, you did not compile 
> it on your own.
> Fink does have an octave363-dev package separate from the octave363, you 
> should install octave363-dev to get mkoctfile:
> sudo fink install octave363-dev
> c.
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Right, other than not needing "sudo" before "fink".

"fink info octave" explains that you need to install the -dev package
separately to build packages against Octave.  octave363-dev got built as
part of your build process.

Alexander Hansen, Ph.D.
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