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Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 11:08:00 +0200

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-----Original Message-----
From:   Francois du Plessis
Sent:   Monday, November 20, 2000 10:25 AM
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I found the message at the end of this message on the Octave archive. 
 Could any of you please help me if you have sorted out the problem?  I 
already posted this question and did receive a reply on it, but the 
suggstion did not work and I decided to elaborate a bit.

I have Octave running (version 2.1.30 for Win32) on its own and want to run 
it from within Emacs.  I originally had Octave installed in "c:ŠÜOctave 
2.1.30" with the executables octave.exe and octave-2.1.30.exe being located 
in the directory "c:ŠÜOctave 2.1.30ŠÜusrŠÜlocalŠÜbinŠÜ".  In my "_emacs file I 

(setq-default inferior-octave-program "c:/Octave 
(autoload 'octave-mode "octave-mod" nil t)
(setq auto-mode-alist
        (cons '("ŠÜŠÜ.m$" . octave-mode) auto-mode-alist))

but I got the response "Spawning child process: exec format error"

I was advised to change Octave to another directory or change the name of 
the folder to one without spaces.  I consequently put Octave in a folder in 
the Emacs path with the octave.exe file residing in the folder 
"c:/Emacs/Emacs-20.7/lisp/Octave/usr/local/bin/".  My _emacs file now 
starts like this:

(setq-default inferior-octave-program 
(autoload 'octave-mode "octave-mod" nil t)
(setq auto-mode-alist
        (cons '("ŠÜŠÜ.m$" . octave-mode) auto-mode-alist))

but I still get the same result.

What am I doing wrong or what am I not doing.

Gnuplot is also installed in the "c:/Emacs/Emacs-20.7/lisp/Octave"  folder. 
 What should I do to make the inferior Octave process see it when it is 
finally running from within Emacs?

Please respond to this address (address@hidden)  with "Francois du 
Plessis" as the subject.



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Date: Wed, 10 Feb 1999 14:58:43 -0800
Subject: Re: Octave + Cygwin + Emacs + NT
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M-x octave just gives me a list of possible completions, viz:

Click mouse-2 on a completion to select it.
In this buffer, type RET to select the completion near point.

Possible completions are:
octave-abbrev-start         octave-backward-block
octave-backward-up-block    octave-beginning-of-defun
octave-beginning-of-line    octave-blink-matching-block-open
octave-close-block          octave-comment-region
octave-complete-symbol           octave-describe-major-mode
octave-down-block           octave-electric-semi
octave-electric-space            octave-end-of-defun
octave-end-of-line          octave-eval-print-last-sexp
octave-fill-paragraph            octave-forward-block
octave-help                 octave-hide-process-buffer
octave-in-comment-p         octave-in-string-p
octave-indent-defun         octave-indent-for-comment
octave-indent-line          octave-indent-new-comment-line
octave-insert-defun         octave-kill-process
octave-mark-block           octave-mark-defun
octave-mode                 octave-next-code-line
octave-previous-code-line        octave-reindent-then-newline-and-indent
octave-send-block           octave-send-defun
octave-send-line            octave-send-region
octave-show-process-buffer       octave-submit-bug-report
octave-uncomment-region          octave-up-block

Gary Church <address@hidden> on 02/10/99 02:53:20 PM

Please respond to Gary Church <address@hidden>
 To:      aarre


 Subject: Re: Octave + Cygwin + Emacs + NT

** Reply to message from Aarre Laakso <address@hidden>
on Wed, 10 Feb 1999 14:22:36 -0800

Try just M-x octave.


> Hi --
> I would like to be able to use Octave from within GNU Emacs.
> (inferior-octave-mode). I am running Windows NT. I have Cygwin
> beta 20.1 installed according to the instructions and running
> properly. I also have emacs installed according to the NT emacs
> FAQ (including the cygwin compatibility stuff in the .emacs
> and also running properly. Octave runs properly from within
> the cygwin shell. My octave executable is in my NT path, my
> bash path, and my emacs exec-path. However, whenever I
> attempt M-x run-octave from within emacs, I get the message:
>     Spawning child process: invalid argument
> I have searched these archives as well as the emacs newsgroups,
> but have been unable to find anything that solved my problem.
> Can anybody help?

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