[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#759426: Bug#759426: octave-common: includes arch-specific config.log build artifact

John W. Eaton jwe at octave.org
Wed Aug 27 13:35:57 UTC 2014

On 08/27/2014 04:08 AM, Mike Miller wrote:
> Package: octave-common
> Version: 3.8.2-1
> Severity: normal
> Since version 3.8.1, the octave-common package, which is arch:all, now includes
> /usr/share/octave/$VER/etc/config.log. This file is copied directly from the
> build tree and contains architecture- and system-specific details about the
> build environment.
> This file should not be installed at all, and even more so that it's in an
> arch:all package but contains arch-specific details. I've reported this
> upstream at https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?43087, hopefully it will simply be
> removed from make install in a future version.

I explained in a comment to the Octave bug report why I included the 
file in the install target and I don't plan to remove it.  Is there a 
better location for it?


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