[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#567962: needs to be rebuilt against libhdf5-1.8.4

Bas Zoetekouw bas at debian.org
Mon Feb 1 14:59:25 UTC 2010


> octave-specfun is currently uninstallable in sid, as it depends on
> libhdf5-1.8.3, while octave3.2 depends on libhdf5-1.8.4.
> Please rebuild octave-specfun against libhdf5-1.8.4.

Actually, on further inspection, it seems that there is no need at all
to link against libhdf (and zlib, and libfftw3, and libcurses5, etc).
The package itself doesn't use these symbols, so it shouldn't be linked
against them.
This seems to be an issue for all octave packages, BTW.


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