[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#812775: Bug#812775: octave-ltfat: ltfatstart does not ensure proper paths searching

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at laboissiere.net
Thu Jan 28 20:36:42 UTC 2016

* Andrei Demekhov <andrei at appl.sci-nnov.ru> [2016-01-28 17:19]:

> Thank you for the prompt response. I have checked your commands, and 
> they work as you describe.


> My problem arises when I start octave in the usual (command-prompt) 
> regime. It occurs both in shell and in the Emacs environment. The 
> .octaverc file contains the lines recommended in the upstream 
> documentation:
> addpath("/usr/share/octave/packages/ltfat-2.1.1"); 
> ltfatstart;
> However, if instead I place
> pkg load signal 
> pkg load ltfat
> in the .octaverc or execute these commands manually, the path is 
> updated correctly.
> It probably should be noticed in the documentation (README.Debian ?) 
> that the load procedure recommended upstream does not work.

Ok, thanks.  I will consider doing this.

> Besides, a dependency on the signal package should probably be added.

Could you please elaborate more on this?  For building the octave-ltfat 
package, the octave-signal package is not required and all the unit tests 
run correctly.  What makes you say that a dependency on octave-signal 
should be added ?



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