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bug #53865: [octave forge] (ltfat) Unable to install

Submitted by:  Renato <yamane>
Submitted on:  Tue 08 May 2018 07:41:24 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Forge Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Installation Failure
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  4.4.0 Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Sun 17 Jun 2018 09:44:41 AM UTC, comment #6: 

A new pre-release fixed this problem:

I believe the maintainers don´t follow this bug-tracker website, so, I don´t know how to close it...

Renato <yamane>
Sat 26 May 2018 10:46:04 AM UTC, comment #5: 

In repply to Comment #4, I report this bug:

Renato <yamane>
Sat 26 May 2018 06:31:36 AM UTC, comment #4: 

Fixing ltfat package is one thing but ...

... perhaps should the pkg command also be improved, so that the package update continues with the next package, even if a package fails to install.

Charles Praplan <charprap>
Fri 25 May 2018 06:03:41 PM UTC, comment #3: 

What do you think to the "Severity" to a higher one, because this bug block the update of others packages?

Renato <yamane>
Sun 20 May 2018 10:48:25 PM UTC, comment #2: 

marking as confirmed.

if you dont need ltfat, but want tio run update, you can uninstall ltfat before running the update command.

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Sun 20 May 2018 04:19:47 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I get same error!

Could it be that this errors prevents installation of other packages (higher in alphabetical order), when using "pkg update" command?

If yes please provide an update!

Charles Praplan <charprap>
Tue 08 May 2018 07:41:24 PM UTC, original submission:  

OS: Windows 10

pkg update
unpack: unarchiving program exited with status: 2
tar: ltfat/src/modules/libltfat/doc/project.bib: Cannot create symlink to `/home/susnak/dev/ltfat/mat2doc/project.bib':
No such file or directory
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors
error: called from
    unpack at line 257 column 5
    untar at line 47 column 5
    install at line 81 column 9
    pkg at line 437 column 9
    pkg at line 598 column 11

Renato <yamane>


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