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Re: Octave 4.2

From: c.
Subject: Re: Octave 4.2
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:38:43 +0100


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On 25 Nov 2016, at 11:57, Mallikarjuna Jangannavar <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> We downloaded "octave-4.2.0.tar.gz" file from 
> ""; and run the below command in series.
> Command :-
> 1.  tar -xvf octave-4.2.0.tar.gz
> 2. ./configure
> 3. make
> 4. make install
> Finally we run the command "./run-octave" (file created while installing the 
> package)

No, this file is not created when installing (when you type 'make install') 
but when configuring (when you type './configure')

> used to launch the application.
> Now we are facing below issue.
> Command :-
> ./run-octave
> Error :-
> /prog/rdtoolbox/octave_Version/octave-4.2.0/libtool: line 11641: 
> /prog/rdtoolbox/octave_Version/octave-4.2.0/src/octave: No such file or 
> directory
> /prog/rdtoolbox/octave_Version/octave-4.2.0/libtool: line 11641: exec: 
> /prog/rdtoolbox/octave_Version/octave-4.2.0/src/octave: cannot execute: No 
> such file or directory

If these files are missing either configuration or compilation have failed, 
you cannot compile if configure failed and you cannot install if compilation 

What error messages did you get when you typed './configure' ?
What error messages did you get when you typed 'make' ?

> Regards
> Mallikarjun


P.S. Have you considered installing Octave through a package manager rather 
than compiling it yourself?

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