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Re: alpha and lite-kernel

From: A. Scottedward Hodel
Subject: Re: alpha and lite-kernel
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 13:02:28 -0600
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I think I've answered my own question.  I compiled an earlier version of
Octave with --enable-shared, but not the most recent version.  Apparently
the .oct files were using the outdated libraries.

All is running o.k. now.

For those who are interested, the procedure is (on my machine):

* edit configure so that
  is set to 
* configure options: --prefix=[your directory here] --with-f77 \
    --enable-shared --enable-dl --enable-lite-kernel

> on 1/18/00 9:54 AM, A. Scottedward Hodel at address@hidden wrote:

> I'm attempting to install octave-2.1.24 on an alpha and am running into
> problems with .oct files.  Details of the installation are below (from
> bug-octave).  Besides the configure options below I've also tried using
> --with-dl, and I'm getting segmentation faults often, even with something so
> simple as
> [q,r] = qr(rand(5,3))
> I need to use dynamic linking to make use of a convex programming package
> that I ported to an earlier bleeding-edge version of Octave.
> If someone else has installed Octave on an alpha with dynamic linking, I'd
> be grateful to learn if you had these problems, and, if so, how to fix them.
> [Note: with jwe's help, I learned to avoid the dxml library distributed on
> the alpha, which caused other crashes in this process.]

A S Hodel Assoc. Prof. Dept Elect and Computer Eng, Auburn Univ,AL
On leave at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (256) 544-1426
Address until 31 July 2000:Mail Code TD-55, MSFC, Alabama, 35812

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