Need help with octave packages
orion at cora.nwra.com
Thu Mar 17 18:00:36 UTC 2011
On 03/17/2011 11:48 AM, José Matos wrote:
> On Saturday 05 February 2011 21:11:34 Orion Poplawski wrote:
>> I'm planning on dropping libnc-dap. It is no longer supported and
>> functionality has moved into the netcdf 4 library.
>> The only package currently requiring libnc-dap is:
>> Also, apparently octave is planning a 3.4 release this weekend which I
>> would like to see get into F15. These two events I believe will drive
>> the final stake into the heart of the octave-forge package at which
>> point we will need to start packaging the components separately. Since
>> this is how upstream distributes them anyway, I see no reason not to
>> move in this direction in all possible haste. I will try to get back to
>> my earlier efforts on creating a packaging template for octave packages
>> as soon as I can. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>> - Orion
> Hi Orion,
> what has been done here and can I do to help the this effort?
- octave 3.4.0 is in F15
- New octave packaging guidelines have been submitted to the FPC. I think
there were some questions, but I haven't been contacted directly.
- I've tried to make an oct2spec packaging script, hosted here:
It's not working at the moment, I seem to have screwed up something with the
python packaging. Any help with that would be appreciated.
- I've put a list of octave forge packages here:
Perhaps people can sign up there for what packages they want to own. We're
going to need to make and review a bunch of packages.
I would also like to see 3.4.0 in EPEL 6.
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