[ANNOUNCEMENT] Re: Updated: octave-4.0.3-1

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 19:40:00 GMT 2016

I just found a serious bug on 4.0.3.

The forge package previously built with 4.0.1 don't
load with 4.0.3-1.

I am investigating, but likely I will retire the current
4.0.3-1 in short term.

Sorry for the inconvenience, never happened before.
One thing more to test the next time.


On 12/07/2016 13:18, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> New versions 4.0.3-1 of
>    octave,
>    octave-devel,
>    octave-doc
> are available in the Cygwin distribution:
> Upstream bugfix release
> https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/fixes-4-0-3.html
> Full changes:
> http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/NEWS-4.0.html
> there are 2 octave main binaries
>         octave-cli      command line inteface
>         octave-gui      graphical interface
>         octave          default to graphical version
> You need to install with setup the specific forge package
> you are looking for.
> The update of the global pkg database is now managed
> by cygwin setup during the postinstall phase.
> A semaphore system is in place to update the database only when needed
> and just one time, also when multiple forge packages are added or removed.
> The GNU Octave language for numerical computations is a (mostly Matlab (R)
> compatible) high-level language, primarily intended for numerical
> computations.  It provides a convenient command-line interface for solving
> linear and nonlinear problems numerically.
> http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/
> Marco Atzeri
> If you have questions or comments, please send them to the
> cygwin mailing list at: cygwin (at) cygwin (dot) com .

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