[prudhomm@debian.org: [Pkg-scicomp-devel] suitesparse and octave]

David Bateman adb014 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 22:23:53 CET 2007

John W. Eaton wrote:
> On  4-Jan-2007, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> | * David Bateman <David.Bateman at motorola.com> [2007-01-02 10:22]:
> | 
> | > I've already added to the cvs of octave an autoconf test for the
> | > sparsesuite headers in the location /usr/include/sparsesuite and so this
> | > is fine at least from the 2.9.10 release when it is released...
> | 
> | Thanks for the info. 
> | 
> | There will probably be a problem with the Debian package, though, since the
> | header files are installed in /usr/include/suitesparse instead of
> | /usr/include/sparsesuite.  I am a little bit confused by that, because it is
> | not clear to me whether the choice of the directory name is upstream
> | authors' choice or the Debian pacakger's choice.  Christophe: could you
> | please clarify this issue?
> It is easy enough to have configure check for both directories, but it
> would be really great if the name of this package did not change with
> each release.  What next, ufsuitesparsepack?  :-/
> jwe


In fact there is the individual sub packages names and the family of
code ie ufsparse or suitesparse. So in fact there is only one name that
has changed..


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