Can't build GNU Octave because of missing/broken hdf5?

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+tools at
Thu Sep 6 18:07:38 PDT 2007

Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> > Works fine for me. You may need to clean it.
> > 
> > sudo port clean --all hdf5

It seems "clean --all" is not enough.

I just did:

    port clean --dist hdf5
    port clean --all hdf5
    port install hdf5

and now it finally seems to be installing.

Erik de Castro Lopo
"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably the
day they start making vacuum cleaners." -- Ernst Jan Plugge

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