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task #14603: [octave-forge] example package

Submitted by:  Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Submitted on:  Sat 12 Aug 2017 07:26:55 PM UTC  
Votes:  1  
Should Start On:  Sat 12 Aug 2017 12:00:00 AM UTC Should be Finished on:  Sat 12 Aug 2017 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Octave Forge <octave-forge> Originator Name:  Olaf Till
Open/Closed:  Open Fixed Release:  None
Planned Release:  None

Wed 06 Sep 2017 11:43:18 AM UTC, comment #2:

I've made an initial commit, containing demonstrations of:

- keeping compiled code compatible with several Octave versions,

- safely specifying additional library directories for linking by mkoctfile,

- providing a package manual,

- deriving new types from octave_base_value.

It also contains the root level Makefile.

Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Project Member
Tue 15 Aug 2017 06:32:13 PM UTC, comment #1:

A repository for the example package has been created, clone with:

JP Carbajal suggested to include an example for subdirectories.

He'll commit something of this kind, I think.

Further contributions are welcome.

Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Project Member
Sat 12 Aug 2017 07:26:55 PM UTC, original submission:

The actual person(s) this task will be assigned to has to be deduced from the next posts.


We'd like to provide an example package at the Octave Forge website.

Ideas for its contents are as yet (some of them by Julien, thanks):

  • root level Makefile (currently provided as a separate file)
  • framework and example for supporting alternative symbol names of different Octave versions
  • example for including a package manual
  • example for defining new Octave types in oct-files
Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Project Member


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