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bug #38351: mkoctfile -p returns wrong flags on mingw.

Submitted by:  Gabe Bodeen <selylidne>
Submitted on:  Tue 19 Feb 2013 06:04:10 PM UTC  
Category: Configuration and Build SystemSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Installation Failure
Status: Works For MeAssigned to: None
Originator Name: GabeOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: 3.6.2Operating System: Microsoft Windows

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Fri 25 Oct 2013 04:08:05 PM UTC, comment #3:

I just tried this one in development mxe-octave with octave 3.7.7 on my XP 64 machine and it installed optim 1.2.2 ok with just some warnings on continuation markers being depreciated.

I also had installed from forge:
general 1.3.2
misc 1.2.0
struct 1.0.10

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Fri 15 Mar 2013 12:55:43 PM UTC, comment #2:

I have changed the bug's category and description.

Jordi GutiƩrrez Hermoso <jordigh>
Project Administrator
Fri 15 Mar 2013 10:12:29 AM UTC, comment #1:

_disna_optim_ should be linked against the same lapack library as is used by Octave. That's why it is essential for the build that mkoctfile -p returns the correct flags. This does not seem to be the case with your mingw Octave installation. I remember that this problem has occured before. I'd say this is a bug in mingw-Octave, not in optim.

So this bug-report should be closed or moved, except this should be the right category also for mingw-Octave (I don't know). Could someone with permissions please decide on this.

If there should be new reasons to assign this bug to optim, the bug could be re-opened.


Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Project Member
Tue 19 Feb 2013 06:04:10 PM UTC, original submission:

On a fresh installation of Octave 3.6.2 mingw plus the default octaveforge packages,

pkg install -forge optim


Gabe Bodeen <selylidne>


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    Fri 15 Mar 2013 12:55:43 PM UTCjordighCategoryOctave Forge Package=>Configuration and Build System
      SummaryFailure of installation of optim package from forge=>mkoctfile -p returns wrong flags on mingw.
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