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bug #55385: [octave forge] (strings) package fails install in version 5

Submitted by:  John Donoghue <lostbard>
Submitted on:  Fri 04 Jan 2019 12:40:27 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Forge Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Build Failure
Status:  Patch Submitted Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  JohnD Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  other Operating System:  Any

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Thu 09 Jan 2020 09:52:06 PM UTC, comment #3: 

I pushed up a change to the repo for the error, and indition one for toascii (removed from octave 6.0.0)

Anyone still mantaining the package ?

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Wed 09 Jan 2019 01:50:00 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Added patch that uses configure to check for pkg-config and PCRE and the correct octave function to use

(file #45915)

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member
Sun 06 Jan 2019 01:56:53 AM UTC, comment #1: 

As a note to the package maintainer or whoever works on this, please use '$(shell pkg-config --cflags libpcre)' and '$(shell pkg-config --libs libpcre)' instead of the deprecated and internal-use-only 'octave_config_info' function.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Fri 04 Jan 2019 12:40:27 PM UTC, original submission:  

When attempting to install:

error: 'octave_config_info' undefined near line 1 column 7
pcregexp.cc: In function âoctave_value_list Fpcregexp(const octave_value_list&, int)â:
pcregexp.cc:52:9: error: âgripe_wrong_type_argâ was not declared in this scope
         gripe_wrong_type_arg("pcregexp", args(0));
pcregexp.cc:52:9: note: suggested alternative: âerr_wrong_type_argâ
         gripe_wrong_type_arg("pcregexp", args(0));

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project Member


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file #45915:  strconf.patch added by lostbard (11KiB - application/octet-stream)


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    Follow 6 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-01-08 mtmiller Dependencies- => bugs #57554 is dependent
    2019-02-26 mtmiller Release5.0.1 => other
        Summary[octave forge] (strings) package fails install in octave 5.0.1 => [octave forge] (strings) package fails install in version 5
    2019-01-09 lostbard Attached File- => Added strconf.patch, #45915
        StatusNone => Patch Submitted
    2019-01-04 lostbard Carbon-Copy- => Added oheim

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