bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #55033, mkoctfile link failure on macos


bug #55033: mkoctfile link failure on macos

Submitted by:  Carlo de Falco <cdf>
Submitted on:  Fri 16 Nov 2018 06:38:47 AM UTC  
Category:  Configuration and Build System Severity:  5 - Blocker
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Other
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Mac OS

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Wed 21 Nov 2018 03:30:28 PM UTC, comment #2:

Hi Carlo,

I'd been hoping to find time to look at this since you first posted. Unfortunately, my free time for Octave is too sparse and I don't have 5" installed. Have you tried looking at the setting of variables that mkoctfille depends on to see what changed? For example in Makefile.in ...

I haven't tried before, but "mkoctfile --print VAR" should be what is needed. Also the doc-string list more variables.

Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Project Member
Wed 21 Nov 2018 09:37:12 AM UTC, comment #1:


Is anyone else experiencing anything like this?
It is really a blocker for testing Octave 5 on the mac
because package installation does not work.

I tried all obvious workaround patches that I could think of
but cannot make up anything that works

Carlo de Falco <cdf>
Project Member
Fri 16 Nov 2018 06:38:47 AM UTC, original submission:

With a recent revision of the development branch,
building an oct-file with mkoctfile fails at the
linking stage

for comparison, see the output from mkoctfile-4.4.1

the issue seems to be that " libinterp/liboctinterp.la liboctave/liboctave.la " appended to the command

Carlo de Falco <cdf>
Project Member


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