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Re: Error installing the symbol package

From: Mike Miller
Subject: Re: Error installing the symbol package
Date: Sat, 6 May 2017 08:33:05 -0700
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Sat, May 06, 2017 at 11:25:09 -0400, Doug Stewart wrote:
> I don't know how well the symbolic pkg works on windows.
> What vers. of windows do you have?
> do you have python installed?

The symbolic package works fine on Windows. The main problem is
installation, due to an ancient version of Perl bundled with the Windows
Octave distribution (Octave runs Texinfo on package installation,
Texinfo is written in Perl).

See and the patch I posted there
that can work around this problem (direct link:


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