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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Question for unsupported packages: Octave, Scilab, Warsow
On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 05:44:33PM +0400, Кириллов Александр wrote:
1. Why is the octave in ?
(At the same time qtoctave in Pacman Repository)
Why not both packages are in OSS?

I am one of maintainers of octave, octave-forge and other related
packages. The history is such, that octave was moved into Contrib
in its good times as addon for Factory. When good times switched
to bad times, I moved it in science repo and I am satisfied with
it so far. It have some new dependencies that also don't exist in

If you want, you can surely help with any thing you want. Some tips
* qhull issues (search octave-help mailinglist; we build against
2012.1 now but it seems it have some issues)
* octave-forge doesn't build some time for factory and openSUSE 12.1
due some gcc errors
* if you really want to have octave in factory, push its dependencies
into factory first and then octave itself

Keep in touch,


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