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bug #41479: OF package io 2.0.2 - 'movefile' error during install

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu 06 Feb 2014 12:47:40 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Forge Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Installation Failure
Status:  Invalid Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Zertrin Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  3.8.0
Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Thu 06 Feb 2014 02:22:57 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Indeed, putting octave in a path containing no spaces fixed the problem.


Zertrin <zertrin>
Thu 06 Feb 2014 02:15:45 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Octave has been installed to a path with spaces in it?
Try installing to c:\octave.

John Donoghue <lostbard>
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Thu 06 Feb 2014 12:47:40 PM UTC, original submission:  

While trying to install the io package on Windows 7 (64 bits)

Here is the output:

>> pkg install -forge io
warning: creating installation directory C:\Users\Xxxx\Documents\My Apps\octave-3.8.0\share\octave\packages
Warning: QFileSystemWatcher: failed to add paths: U:/ExcelWrapper
movefile: no files to move
error: called from 'movefile' in file C:\Users\Xxxx\Documents\My Apps\octave-3.8.0\share\octave\3.8.0\m\miscellaneous\movefile.m near line 94, column 5
error: called from:
error:   C:\Users\Xxxx\Documents\My Apps\octave-3.8.0\share\octave\3.8.0\m\pkg\private\install.m at line 241, column 5
error:   C:\Users\Xxxx\Documents\My Apps\octave-3.8.0\share\octave\3.8.0\m\pkg\pkg.m at line 394, column 9



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