[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#735557: transition: octave3.8

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at laboissiere.net
Wed Jan 22 21:49:12 UTC 2014

* Sébastien Villemot <sebastien at debian.org> [2014-01-22 15:27]:

>> * Rafael Laboissiere <rafael at laboissiere.net> [2014-01-17 16:02]:
>> [snip]
>> In sum, until the problem gets fixed in the swig package, the plplot 
>> package will FTBFS with octave 3.8.0.
> Can you possibly open a bug against plplot (severity important at this 
> stage), with a log of the FTBFS and a possibly the explanations above?

I think that the bug should be filed against the swig package, even 
though it can be "fixed" by disabling the building of octave-plplot. 
There is almost nothing else that the maintainer or the upstream 
authors of plplot can do to fix this.

Anyway, I will file the bug report, eventually.

> Also, the new bug should be marked as blocking the transition bug.



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