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Re: Octave for YDL 5.0.x... install problem & cell programming offer

From: Co0olCat
Subject: Re: Octave for YDL 5.0.x... install problem & cell programming offer
Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 01:21:11 -0700 (PDT)

In order to activate Fedora Extras Repo one needs to put in directory
/etc/yum.repos.d/ file with name (for example): fedora-extras.repo and
following content: 

name=Fedora Extras

After that yum should be able to find octave.


Don Roberts-4 wrote:
> Hi;
> I've been fighting a loosing battle trying to install Octave under YDL
> 5.0.1 (running on a PS3).  Your OctaveForGNULinux says Octave is part of
> the Fedora Extras and just a "yum install octave-forge" will do it.  But
> the YDL 5 distro doesn't have Octave in the extras! (at least not that a
> "yum list" could find).  With over a dozen dependancies, it looks like RPM
> hell.  I have 10 years experience on UNIX and Solaris, but I'm a newbie on
> installs.  >> Any pointers? <<
> My key expertise is in parallel processing, and my reason for getting the
> PS3 is to start moving some cpu-hog functions onto the SPEs.  So I'm very
> interested in coordinating with anyone who may be doing something similar.
> cheers,
> James D. (Don) Roberts
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