New Octave support

Antonio Terceiro terceiro at
Thu Feb 15 11:24:07 UTC 2018

On Sat, Feb 03, 2018 at 01:38:27PM +0100, Rafael Laboissière wrote:
> * Rafael Laboissière <rafael at> [2018-01-27 09:57]:
> > The Debian Octave-Forge packages will soon use a fully debhelper-based
> > infrastructure in their building, through the new package dh-octave,
> > instead of the old CDBS-based package octave-pkg-dev.  Notice that both
> > octave-pkg-dev and dh-octave can peacefully coexist, but the former will
> > be deprecated when the migration will be completed.
> > 
> > I made the appropriate changes in Git for autodep8, in the branch
> > "octave".  If there is no objection, I propose to upload a new version
> > of the package to unstable.
> One thing that I forgot to mention in my message below is that his new
> support for the Octave packages should not be backported into stretch,
> unless there is someone willing to backport the dh-octave package too.

Well if we want to use it then it does need to be
backported to stretch. :)

But note that autodep8 runs on the CI worker host (which runs stretch),
but the autopkgtest control file produced is executed inside an unstable
test bed. So at least on a first glance, I don't think there is an
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