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Installing "audio" package - how to install rtmidi dependency

From: Oli Bailey
Subject: Installing "audio" package - how to install rtmidi dependency
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2020 16:14:52 +0000

Hi Help,
I’d like to install the audio package in to Octave 5.1.0 (Windows 10 64-bit).
When I try “pkg install -forge audio”, I see rtmidi is missing:
>> pkg install -forge audio
configure: error: RTMIDI required to install octave midi package
configure: loading site script /usr/local/etc/
checking for g++... g++
checking whether the C++ compiler works... yes
checking for C++ compiler default output file name... a.exe
checking for suffix of executables... .exe
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler... yes
checking whether g++ accepts -g... yes
checking for mkoctfile... C:/Octave/OCTAVE~1.0/mingw64/bin/mkoctfile-5.1.0.exe
checking for pkg-config... /c/Octave/OCTAVE~1.0/mingw64/bin/pkg-config
checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
checking for RTMIDI... no
pkg: error running the configure script for audio.
error: called from
    configure_make at line 82 column 9
    install at line 184 column 7
    pkg at line 441 column 9
My question is how do I install rtmidi (listed as a runtime system dependency  here: )?
Many thanks,
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