need help building octave

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Nov 7 16:21:11 PST 2007

On Nov 7, 2007, at 18:17, Brent Fulgham wrote:

>> 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
>> you:
> I can give the updated octave a try; if it works, I can commit the  
> port.
> I'm not sure why the Port maintainer has not changed to gcc-4.2 for  
> the PPC port; perhaps he doesn't have access to hardware?
> I'll run builds on my x86_64 and PPC Leopard machines and see if  
> anything bad happens.

He seems to be busy with other things at the moment:

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Andre Stechert" <stechert at>
> Date: November 3, 2007 20:28:08 CDT
> To: "Ryan Schmidt" <ryandesign at>
> Cc: "Eric Brombaugh" <ebrombaugh at>, "liste gtk"  
> <macports-users at>
> Subject: Re: Problems building octave
> Apologies for not engaging on this right away -- work is furiously  
> active right
> now and upgrading to Leopard would be a bad idea.  I can re-engage  
> within a
> couple weeks, but if you need the port *right* now, please go ahead  
> without me.

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