[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#756689: Bug#756689: octave: [hdf5 transition] please support hdf5 1.8.13 new packaging layout

Mike Miller mtmiller at debian.org
Wed Aug 6 02:23:16 UTC 2014

On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 10:40:52 -0400, Mike Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 11:54:02 +0000, Gilles Filippini wrote:
>> These patches aren't Debian-specific. They help when HDF5 is installed
>> into a non standard path.
> Some similar changes to support non-standard HDF5 install paths were
> already made upstream some time ago but have not been verified nor
> released yet. See upstream bug #38928 [1]. I plan on testing
> upstream's development branch with the hdf5 experimental packages to
> see whether it is sufficient or whether these patches are also needed.
> I'll report back here and on the upstream bug report with my findings.

I have started testing upstream with the new hdf5 packages. These or
similar changes will indeed need to be applied upstream, I have
reopened and commented on the upstream bug report and forwarded your
suggested patches there.


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