SuiteSparse patch

Calum Robertson calum.robertson at
Fri Dec 29 09:20:58 PST 2006

On 12/16/06, Daniel Ericsson <deric at> wrote:
> On 16 dec 2006, at 17.06, Calum Robertson wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I was building octave and got an error but I see there is a patch
> > to fix this. I've downloaded the patch but have no idea on how to
> > apply the patch. Can someone give me guidance please?
> Go into the octave ports directory <macports root>/dports/math/octave
> and execute `sudo port extract` then go into the "work" directory and
> apply the patch[1]. After you've applied the patch execute `sudo port
> install octave`.
> [1]
> - Daniel


I haven't looked at this for a number of weeks. Shouldn't I be applying the
patch to the SuiteSparse directory rather than the octave directory?

Could someone tell me what I should type at the command line to apply the
patch as I'm a bit lost with all of this...

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