Bug Fix List - 3.8 Release

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The following bugs must be fixed prior to the next release. See also the Roadmap .

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Bugs marked Configuration and Build System[edit]

  • Owner: ??? #40273 'sed' is used even if a different value for 'SED' is specified during configure
  • Owner: ??? #40252 Make GUI compatible with both Qt4 and Qt5
  • Owner: ??? #40111 Support runtime selection of Java version on Linux and Unix systems
  • Owner: ??? #39856 Cannot compile an Oct-File in Windows 7 64 or Vista 64 oct file
  • Owner: ??? #39446 MXE-Octave: LAPACK build mixes MinGW and MSVC
  • Owner: ??? #38776 Tests in private functions cannot be tested directly
  • WON'T FIX FOR 3.8 Owner: ??? #36943 documentation not built without gnuplot
  • WON'T FIX FOR 3.8 Owner: ??? #36524 Upgrade defun macro to accept non-double-quoted string for DOCSTRING
  • Owner: ??? #36477 use XDG dirs instead of HOME
  • Owner: ??? #34301 Can't compile oct files using gcc -fvisibility=hidden option
  • Owner: ??? #34169 Support -f compiler flags in mkoctfile

Bugs with severity >= 4[edit]

  • Owner:??? #40545 Opening preferences causes the GUI to hang forever on OSX 10.9
  • Owner:??? #40498 opening or saving files crashes the GUI on OSX
  • WON'T FIX for 3.8 Owner:??? #40242 FLTK + GUI = crash on MacOSX
  • Owner:jwe #37672 GUI doesn't react to CTRL+C

Bugs marked as regressions[edit]

  • Owner:??? #40333 print with legend modifies axis position (Not fixed, but temporary workaround in place for generation of images for 3.8.0 manual)
  • Owner:??? #38236 invoking script in demo block to define variables causes errors
  • Owner:jwe #31287 Certain assignments of empty arrays give errors (Matlab incompatibility)

Bugs marked as Crash[edit]

It would be nice to fix these, but they don't require resolution before the release.

  • Owner:??? #40121 Using dbquit from within a callback causes a segfault
  • Owner:??? #40044 *** glibc detected *** gnuplot: double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x08d72878 ***
  • Owner:??? #38584 setting linestyle to "none" for fill object causes error (gnuplot)
  • Owner:??? #38305 file dialog causes crash
  • Owner:??? #38280 imfinfo() crashes on 64 bit, but not 32 bit builds
  • Owner:??? #37205 running JIT tests with valgrind: possible memory issues and segfault
  • Owner:??? #36067 bug in exist() when checking for a faulty mex/oct file