[Pkg-octave-devel] octaviz FTBFS

Ólafur Jens Sigurðsson ojsbug at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 16:48:38 UTC 2009

Hi, I just had some extra time and started to fiddle a bit with the
octave debian packages again :-)

I had a look at the status page for this group and there are some
lintian issues waiting to be resolved and octaviz has two of them
(probably easily fixed) so I tried to build it on a fresh pdebuild
environment and it failed when applying the patches.

I had a look through the patches dir in /debian and the directory tree
for the current version and the tree when the patches were applied
have changed in the top name and therefore I think the patches fail to be
applied, is this the case? Does this happen with you also? Are the
patches still neccesery? I see one of the patches (enable-rpath.patch)
is to set the rpath variable which is not recommended according to



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