Octave on Intel Mac
mwhite15 at woh.rr.com
Sun Feb 25 20:51:08 PST 2007
On Feb 25, 2007, at 11:29 PM, M. White wrote:
>> Message: 5
>> Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2007 21:50:05 -0500
>> From: Anthony Michael Agelastos <iqgrande at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: Octave on Intel Mac
>> To: "Mark Duling" <mark.duling at biola.edu>
>> Cc: macports-users at lists.macosforge.org, Jason Merrill
>> <jason.merrill at yale.edu>
>> Message-ID: <FE4C2738-F53D-48FA-AD69-B5A4C8C5CC4D at gmail.com>
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>> On Feb 25, 2007, at 8:48 PM, Mark Duling wrote:
>>> Octave was updated on Saturday at 6:42 AM. I think if you do a
>>> selfupdate' that it will work for you. I just installed it on my
>>> and it installed gcc42 automatically and worked fine.
>> On my MacBook Pro...
>> macko:~ iqgrande$ sudo port install octave +darwin_8_i386
>> Portfile changed since last build; discarding previous state.
>> ---> Fetching octave
>> ---> Attempting to fetch octave-2.9.9.tar.bz2 from ftp://
>> ---> Verifying checksum(s) for octave
>> ---> Extracting octave
>> ---> Applying patches to octave
>> ---> Configuring octave
>> ---> Building octave with target all
> I am not building on an intel platform, but since you had a failed
> build, it may have caused problems. You might try uninstalling
> and cleaning both octave and gcc40 (if there are any remnants
> around) and re-installing (hopefully you will not need to re-
> install gcc42). [I had octave fail earlier because I had a
> readline directory under /usr/local/include that it was for some
> reason causing a conflict, so it was trying to use that instead of
> grabbing what it needed]. You also might see where gcc is pointing
> to (it is normally a symbolic link).
> This may not help, but it is something to try.
> - M.
Whoops, sorry, I thought this email was also from Jason - I am not
exactly sure what is going on. The undefined symbol has fnmatch
embedded in it which looks suspicious (fnmatch is standard C call -
you should be able to do a "man fnmatch"). Looks like something is
getting garbled. You might check the dependencies and see if any of
them need updating (port deps octave) and if you have them installed:
glpk, curl and pcre. My instinct is still to uninstall and clean
octave and try reinstalling from scratch.
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