need help building octave
ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Nov 7 15:10:17 PST 2007
On Nov 7, 2007, at 15:12, William Davis wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2007, at 3:03 PM, Brent Fulgham wrote:
>> This looks like something that will have to be corrected by the
>> Octave authors:
>>>> In function 'darwin_rs6000_extra_signals':
>>>> warning: passing argument 1 of 'sigaltstack' from incompatible
>>>> make: *** [host-darwin.o] Error 1
>> The Leopard release involved some changes in the signal handling
>> internals, which generate these kinds of errors. I created some
>> patches for Erlang, SML/NJ, and so forth to deal with it but I
>> haven't looked at Octave.
>> It is worth checking with the main Octave site to see if they have
>> released any updates; most likely, other Leopard users have
>> already complained to them about this problem.
> The reason I asked about using port selfupdate was the references
> to gcc-4.04. My own installation shows gcc-4.2 as the dependency.
> Which is not to say, the sigaltstack error is not the fatal one.
> Still I wonder about the gcc version your installation wants to
The octave port uses gcc40 for powerpc machines and gcc42 for intel
machines. I requested a long time ago that this be changed to use
We do have reports that octave 2.9.9 doesn't build on Leopard, at
least on intel machines:
There is a ticket with a patch to update octave to 2.9.15 (though
2.9.16 is already out) which you could try if 2.9.9 doesn't build for
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