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Re: Java 1.2.9
Re: Java 1.2.9
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:15:00 +0200
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Markus Bergholz wrote:
On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 1:59 PM, Philip Nienhuis <address@hidden
Andreas Weber-4 wrote
> Am 04.09.2014 09:45, schrieb bologeo:
>> Hello I try to install java pkg 1.2.9 on octave 3.8.2 (on
windows 7 32
> I never used Java with Octave on Windows but I think nowadays Octave
> 3.8.2 can be built with --enable-java and therefore there is no
> the octave forge "java" package. I don't even know if java 1.2.9
> work with a current octave 3.8.2.
> Please correct me if this is wrong.
You cannot install the OF Java package in Octave 3.8.x, nor expect it to
work properly. Period.
The Java package has been integrated into Octave-3.8.+, and in the
that a lot of stuff has changed so that the OF package is simply
You'd have to wait until an "official" 3.8.x binary for Windows is
(some time, some day)
or very soon ;)
to be able to use Java. Or revert to Octave-3.6.4.
Or you can even build Octave-3.8.x yourself, with Java support - see the
wiki under "MXE builds".
well, the wiki page aboud mxe builds (Windows Installer) loses no words
True, but the MXE build process is fairly robust - on my Linux build
boxes (cross-compiling) it found the required JAVA JDK w/o any problems.
On Windows (native build) it's even easier (but native MXE builds take
finally I've did new builds with enable-java and with/without large
AFAICS the latter do work fine generally but do have some issues I'm
looking into these days (as far as I can that is). I'll put a summary on
the task tracker later on.
Especially with Java there are few more sneaky gotchas with the 64-bit
builds. I'll add it to the wiki when I get time. Or maybe you can put it
in a README with your builds - I'll mail it to you privately.
What is it you want to do with Java?
Good point. What the hell people want to do with jave? :)
Yeah..... sometimes it is hard to avoid ;-)