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bug #40395: new octave main wrapper should check for existence of octave-gui before execing

Submitted by:  Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Submitted on:  Mon 28 Oct 2013 12:56:43 PM UTC  
Category: Configuration and Build SystemSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Result
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: devOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Tue 29 Oct 2013 01:05:55 AM UTC, comment #4:

There was a minor typo, I fixed in


All seems to work for me, thanks for the fix.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Member
Mon 28 Oct 2013 08:39:54 PM UTC, comment #3:

I checked in the following changeset:


If this works for you, please close this report.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Mon 28 Oct 2013 05:48:53 PM UTC, comment #2:

See also bug #40381

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Mon 28 Oct 2013 04:27:19 PM UTC, comment #1:

OK, I'll spend some time today working on these and a few other problems that I've noticed.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Mon 28 Oct 2013 12:56:43 PM UTC, original submission:

The new octave executable that wraps octave-cli and octave-gui does not check for existence of the octave-gui program before trying to exec it. Building Octave without Qt results in

Presumably the same error after installing as well.

Also fails to build documentation in the build tree as seen here:


Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Member


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue 29 Oct 2013 01:05:55 AM UTCmtmillerStatusReady For Test=>Fixed
    Mon 28 Oct 2013 08:39:54 PM UTCjweStatusNone=>Ready For Test

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