issues compiling octave-2.1.69 on FreeBSD 5.4

John W. Eaton jwe at
Fri Apr 22 13:06:24 PDT 2005

On 22-Apr-2005, Sebastian Schulze Struchtrup <seb at> wrote:

| > On 22-Apr-2005, Sebastian Schulze Struchtrup <seb at> wrote:
| >
| > | I don't know if it's relevant and I don't know why, but octave compiles
| > | and runs without problems on a recent 6.0-CURRENT.
| > | Tested a few days ago with the latest port (just removed the BROKEN
| > line)
| >
| > Does that system have the extern "C" wrapper around the contents of
| > the system fnmatch.h and glob.h files?
| It has, but it's the same as on 5.4
| All declarations are wrapped by __BEGIN_DECLS/__END_DECLS which will
| expand to extern "C" {  } in case of C++ or to nothing in case of C
| I also have a 5.3 box available, I can test the build there during the
| weekend.
| I assume it should be the same issue on 5.3 and 5.4.

OK, then I am out of ideas.  Someone who has access to a system where
there is a problem will have to debug it.


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