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Re: trouble compiling Octave on Linux Redhat7

From: Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Subject: Re: trouble compiling Octave on Linux Redhat7
Date: 15 Mar 2001 11:21:51 -0500
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"Johan Kullstam" <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Trond Eivind Glomsrød) writes:
> > Jonathan Drews <address@hidden> writes:
> > 
> > > The Red Hat Compiler is incompatible. 
> > 
> > No, the source code is buggy. And it has been fixed.
> the 2.96 compiler shipped with redhat 7.0 is also buggy. 

As is 2.95, 2.8 etc, but I don't think these are relevant here.

The two main problems with making octave 2.0 build with it are

1) The compiler doesn't accept use of C++ reserved word as enums
2) Not all "#define"s in Octave were done correctly - they mostly
   worked, not anymore

Both of these are fixed (and mostly were, even before the release of

Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Red Hat, Inc.

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