bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #58029, Octave freezes on startup


bug #58029: Octave freezes on startup

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 23 Mar 2020 07:09:02 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Performance
Status:  Invalid Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Philipp Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  5.2.0
Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Wed 13 May 2020 02:36:19 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Closing report.  No further information by OP given.


Kai Torben Ohlhus <siko1056>
Project Member
Tue 24 Mar 2020 09:56:02 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Do you see that delay every time you start Octave, or just the first time after installation?

Once running, is Octave slow or does it feel "normal" regarding performance?

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Mon 23 Mar 2020 07:31:44 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Apparently it does start eventually, after about 3-5 minutes or so.

Mon 23 Mar 2020 07:09:02 PM UTC, original submission:  


i can't get octave gui 5.2.0 to start on windows 10. i installed it two times (deleted config folder after uninstall) and even tried version 4.2.1, which also freezes on startup. i also tried multiple restarts and tried to google for a solution - to no avail.

The gui is not frozen all the time, there are very short periods where the window looks like it's responsive with a blinking cursor. When i'm trying to move the window, or just click somewhere inside the window, it freezes again.

Has anyone else got this problem? Do you guys have any idea how to fix it?

Thanks in Advance



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-05-13 siko1056 Severity3 - Normal => 2 - Minor
        Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low
        StatusNeed Info => Invalid
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2020-03-24 philipnienhuis StatusNone => Need Info

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