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Octave on Dec

From: Jonathan Drews
Subject: Octave on Dec
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2000 09:09:41 -0500

Mr. Barnes:

>I'm trying to install octave on a dec.
>I get through the 'configure' part ok,
>at least no obvious WARNING/ERROR messages

>then I try 'make install',
>and I get this:

>Make: Makeconf: Must be a separator on line 71.  Stop.

>can anybody help, or am I some kind of spanner?

 It maybe that Octave may be missing certain libraries. One that I needed to
make it run was lbstd++. However I am running Linux; I don't know what kind of
OS is on  DEC. Perhaps you can get a binary from I
believe there is a site in the UK, as well as the one in Massachussettes.

                                Good Luck,


P.S. You are not a spnner; these problems occur. Octave is well worth the

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