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bug #53244: Error when installing package symbolic

Submitted by:  ChrisBK <chrisbk>
Submitted on:  Wed 28 Feb 2018 01:59:15 AM UTC  
Category:  Octave Forge Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Installation Failure
Status:  Invalid Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  4.2.1 Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Sat 07 Apr 2018 12:19:15 AM UTC, comment #4:

Closing after not a lot of feedback (here or at https://github.com/cbm755/octsympy/issues/867). Assuming it was a local configuration issue that is now resolved.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Fri 02 Mar 2018 10:02:50 AM UTC, comment #3:

Just extracted it with 7-Zip (twice: symbolic-2.6.0.tar.gz -> symbolic-2.6.0.tar -> symbolic-2.6.0).

Then ran:

and got the following error:

ChrisBK <chrisbk>
Thu 01 Mar 2018 09:07:08 PM UTC, comment #2:

Mike Miller <mtmiller>

Thanks for the response!

I ran 7-Zip->Test Archive, and the result is:

Archives: 1
Packed size: 239429
Files: 1
Size: 1505280 bytes (1MB)

There are no errors.

ChrisBK <chrisbk>
Thu 01 Mar 2018 07:48:48 AM UTC, comment #1:

It looks like the package file you have downloaded is not complete. If you have manually downloaded the package, can you verify that it is complete with an archive tool or by verifying the checksum?

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Wed 28 Feb 2018 01:59:15 AM UTC, original submission:

When I execute:

from the command line, I get the following error:

The package is manually downloaded and located in the current working directory.
Additional dependencies: Python(27) and Sympy, are installed.

Windows 10

ChrisBK <chrisbk>


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