[Pkg-octave-devel] Manpages for octave-cli and octave-gui

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at laboissiere.net
Thu Jan 2 22:54:13 UTC 2014

* John W. Eaton <jwe at octave.org> [2014-01-02 16:06]:
> Sure, there should be a man page for octave-cli.

Ok, you might consider the changes that I proposed for octave.1 and 
install the symlink octave-cli.1.  Should I send a file a report to the 
bug tracker at Savannah?

> It exists for people who want to run only the command line version and 
> don't want to load the GUI libraries at all.  I know that it is a bit 
> confusing to have octave and octave-cli which currently appear to do 
> the same thing.  Maybe in the future we'll have a better solution.

This will make sense when the GUI will become the default interface 
for Octave.



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