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bug #37815: octave.jar not found using ./run-octave with VPATH builds

Submitted by:  Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Submitted on:  Sun 25 Nov 2012 11:24:02 PM UTC  
Category: Configuration and Build SystemSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Result
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Philip NienhuisOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: devOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Fri 07 Dec 2012 06:26:23 AM UTC, comment #2:

Fixed in this changeset (http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/5238ff93777d).

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Fri 07 Dec 2012 01:36:53 AM UTC, comment #1:

The problem seems only to exist for development builds. If I create a distribution tarball, unpack the tarball into a source dir, configure in a build dir referencing the source dir, then it works as expected. This might give a clue as to how to solve the problem.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Sun 25 Nov 2012 11:24:02 PM UTC, original submission:

When using ./run-octave, with separate source and build dirs, invoking a Java function errors out complaining about octave.jar:

However, octave.jar lives in the development tree, ./octdev/scripts/java/octave.jar
Indeed, copying octave.jar to the source tree (./octave/scripts/java/) makes all Java commands work.

This situation will lead to problems as soon as there are formal tests for the Java functions and a 'make check' is performed right after building.

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Fri 07 Dec 2012 06:26:23 AM UTCrik5StatusConfirmed=>Fixed
    Fri 07 Dec 2012 01:36:53 AM UTCrik5StatusNone=>Confirmed
      Summaryoctave.jar not found using ./run-octave=>octave.jar not found using ./run-octave with VPATH builds

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