bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #37654, Rebuilding package with -auto...


bug #37654: Rebuilding package with -auto option doesn't work

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 30 Oct 2012 11:03:12 AM UTC  
Category: Configuration and Build SystemSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Result
Status: Works For MeAssigned to: None
Originator Name: P. BhattacharyaOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 3.6.2
Operating System: Microsoft Windows

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Sun 28 Jul 2013 05:01:54 PM UTC, comment #2:

No response from OP after 8 months, closing as "works for me". Feel free to reopen if this bug is still present.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Fri 02 Nov 2012 01:49:08 PM UTC, comment #1:

Do you have the command

pkg ("load", "auto");

in your octaverc file?
IIRC the relevant info about packages not being auto-loaded on purpose has been written somewhere in a README or so for the MSVC binaries.

Find octaverc in
<Octave install dir>\share\octave\3.6.2\m\startup
<Octave install dir>\share\octave\site\m\startup

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Tue 30 Oct 2012 11:03:12 AM UTC, original submission:

Version 3.6.2, installed using binary installer for Windows, compiled using Visual Studio 2010, downloaded from SourceForge.

After installation, I found the signal package wasn't working; e.g. wrt use of the function as below threw up an error message:

> [b, a] = butter(4, 0.3);

This started working when I used:

> pkg load signal

However, the situation is not rectified when I reopen Octave after invoking:

> pkg rebuild -auto signal



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