[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#705837: octave3.2: Plotting anything at all gives "illegal instruction" and crash

Peter S visserthree at gmail.com
Sat Apr 20 19:07:18 UTC 2013

Package: octave3.2
Version: 3.2.4-8
Severity: important

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Trying to plot even the most basic function crashes Octave.

octave:1> x=1:5
x =

   1   2   3   4   5

octave:2> plot(x)
panic: Illegal instruction -- stopping myself...
attempting to save variables to `octave-core'...
save to `octave-core' complete
Illegal instruction

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.7
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages octave3.2 depends on:
ii  libamd2.2.0        1:3.4.0-2             approximate minimum degree orderin
ii  libarpack2         2.1+parpack96.dfsg-3  Fortran77 subroutines to solve lar
ii  libatlas3gf-base [ 3.8.3-27              Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra
ii  libblas3gf [libbla 1.2-8                 Basic Linear Algebra Reference imp
ii  libbz2-1.0         1.0.5-6+squeeze1      high-quality block-sorting file co
ii  libc6              2.11.3-4              Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcamd2.2.0       1:3.4.0-2             symmetric approximate minimum degr
ii  libccolamd2.7.1    1:3.4.0-2             constrained column approximate lib
ii  libcholmod1.7.1    1:3.4.0-2             sparse Cholesky factorization libr
ii  libcolamd2.7.1     1:3.4.0-2             column approximate minimum degree
ii  libcurl3-gnutls    7.21.0-2.1+squeeze2   Multi-protocol file transfer libra
ii  libcxsparse2.2.3   1:3.4.0-2             concise sparse matrix library (com
ii  libfftw3-3         3.2.2-1               library for computing Fast Fourier
ii  libfltk1.1         1.1.10-2+b1           Fast Light Toolkit - shared librar
ii  libfreetype6       2.4.2-2.1+squeeze4    FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libftgl2           2.1.3~rc5-3           library to render text in OpenGL u
ii  libgcc1            1:4.4.5-8             GCC support library
ii  libgfortran3       4.4.5-8               Runtime library for GNU Fortran ap
ii  libgl1-mesa-glx [l 7.7.1-5               A free implementation of the OpenG
ii  libglpk0           4.43-1                linear programming kit with intege
ii  libglu1-mesa [libg 7.7.1-5               The OpenGL utility library (GLU)
ii  libgomp1           4.4.5-8               GCC OpenMP (GOMP) support library
ii  libgraphicsmagick+ 1.3.12-1+b1           format-independent image processin
ii  libgraphicsmagick3 1.3.12-1+b1           format-independent image processin
ii  libhdf5-serial-1.8 1.8.4-patch1-2        Hierarchical Data Format 5 (HDF5)
ii  libice6            2:1.0.6-2             X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libjasper1         1.900.1-7+squeeze1    The JasPer JPEG-2000 runtime libra
ii  libjpeg62          6b1-1                 The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG
ii  liblapack3gf [libl 3.2.1-8               library of linear algebra routines
ii  liblcms1           1.18.dfsg-1.2+b3      Color management library
ii  libltdl7           2.2.6b-2              A system independent dlopen wrappe
ii  libncurses5        5.7+20100313-5        shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  libpcre3           8.02-1.1              Perl 5 Compatible Regular Expressi
ii  libpng12-0         1.2.44-1+squeeze4     PNG library - runtime
ii  libqhull5          2009.1-1              calculate convex hulls and related
ii  libqrupdate1       1.0.1-1               Fast updates of QR and Cholesky de
ii  libreadline6       6.1-3                 GNU readline and history libraries
ii  libsm6             2:1.1.1-1             X11 Session Management library
ii  libstdc++6         4.4.5-8               The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libtiff4           3.9.4-5+squeeze8      Tag Image File Format (TIFF) libra
ii  libumfpack5.4.0    1:3.4.0-2             sparse LU factorization library
ii  libwmf0.2-7        Windows metafile conversion librar
ii  libx11-6           2:1.3.3-4             X11 client-side library
ii  libxext6           2:1.1.2-1             X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxml2            2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze7 GNOME XML library
ii  octave3.2-common   3.2.4-8               architecture-independent files for
ii  texinfo            4.13a.dfsg.1-6        Documentation system for on-line i
ii  zlib1g             1:      compression library - runtime

Versions of packages octave3.2 recommends:
ii  gnuplot                       4.4.0-1.1  A command-line driven interactive
ii  libatlas3gf-base              3.8.3-27   Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra

Versions of packages octave3.2 suggests:
ii  octave3.2-doc                 3.2.4-8    PDF documentation on the GNU Octav
pn  octave3.2-emacsen             <none>     (no description available)
pn  octave3.2-headers             <none>     (no description available)
pn  octave3.2-htmldoc             <none>     (no description available)
pn  octave3.2-info                <none>     (no description available)

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