[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#686926: liboctave-dev: creates broken .oct files when the OpenMPI flavor of HDF5 (libhdf5-openmpi-dev) is installed

Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso jordigh at octave.org
Mon Apr 8 13:17:48 UTC 2013

On 4 April 2013 19:54, Bradley M. Froehle <brad.froehle at gmail.com> wrote:
> If only there was a way for the different variants of HDF5 to be simultaneously installable…

I think this is the real problem,and it goes way up to HDF5 upstream.
They basically ship two completely different libraries with the same
soname and the same symbols. *That* is the real bug.

- Jordi G. H.

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