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Re: Compiling octave with MSVC

From: David Bateman
Subject: Re: Compiling octave with MSVC
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 16:55:02 +0200
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address@hidden wrote:
> It depends what you mean by "fully functional". It gives you a
> functional version
> of Octave running on Win32. Some things will not work because they rely on
> UNIX-only stuff, with no 1-to-1 equivalent. For instance,
> "audio/record.m" relies
> on "dd" utility: this cannot work as-is under Windows, but I guess
> this is the same
> for MinGW, isn't it?
Yes, and no. I'd assumed that MSYS would be supplied with octave/mingw
to allow some of these things to work. You really really need the info
command at least to allow octave's help function to work.


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