Can buildbots open a window?

Marius Schamschula lists at
Tue Jan 22 13:59:14 UTC 2019

IIRC, several octave packages also attempt this in the configure phase. I don’t remember off-hand which ones.

Marius Schamschula

On Jan 22, 2019, at 7:48 AM, Marcus Calhoun-Lopez <mcalhoun at> wrote:
> In trying to fix one bug [1], I seem to have created another [2].
> I have been unable to fix the second bug, so I am revisiting the first.
> When building, octave tries to open a window (using Qt).
> As far as I can tell, this caused an error with the buildbots [1].
> Is it true that the buildbots cannot open a window?
> If so, can anyone think of a workaround?
> Thanks,
> Marcus
> [1]
> [2]

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