bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #44804, of- mechanics package fails install


bug #44804: of- mechanics package fails install

Submitted by:  John Donoghue <lostbard>
Submitted on:  Fri 10 Apr 2015 07:38:22 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Forge Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Build Failure
Status:  Wont Fix Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  JohnD Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Thu 11 Aug 2016 11:28:32 PM UTC, comment #5: 

Since mechanics is now officially unmaintained [1], this bug can be closed as Wont fix ?

[1] http://hg.code.sf.net/p/octave/project-web/rev/f115d8c19f49

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Wed 20 Jul 2016 05:17:14 PM UTC, comment #4: 

None really - thought I might take a look at it and see what the issues were.

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Wed 20 Jul 2016 03:24:58 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Yes, sorry.

I will be abandoning the mechanics package. What functions do you need form it?

Juan Pablo Carbajal <juanpi>
Project Member
Wed 20 Jul 2016 12:52:52 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Any updated status on this?

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Tue 28 Apr 2015 11:31:54 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the report.

I will be looking into improving the packaging of mechanics and giving it a more mature structure asap.

Juan Pablo Carbajal <juanpi>
Project Member
Fri 10 Apr 2015 07:38:22 PM UTC, original submission:  

>> pkg -forge -verbose install mechanics
mkdir (C:\Users\JOHN\AppData\Local\Temp\oct-h7G3zj)
untar (C:\Users\JOHN\AppData\Local\Temp\oct-pP4vJL\geometry\mechanics-1.3.1.tar.gz, C:\Users\JOHN\AppData\Local\Temp\oct-
warning: Copying subfolder src to package main dir, but multiple Makefiles are not handled
mv: cannot stat `C:\\Users\\JOHN\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\oct-h7G3zj\\mechanics\\inst\\molecularDynamics\\src\\*': No such file or
subscript indices must be either positive integers less than 2^31 or logicals
error: called from 'C:\Octave\Octave-4.0.0-rc2\share\octave\packages\mechanics-1.3.1\PKG_ADD' in file C:\Octave\Octave-4.0.0-rc2\share\oc
tave\packages\mechanics-1.3.1\PKG_ADD near line 18, column 14

After that, after each command I run, I get printed:
warning: load_path: C:\Octave\Octave-4.0.0-rc2\share\octave\packages\mechanics-1.3.1: No such file or directory

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member


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