[https://hg.octave.org/mxe-octave MXE-Octave] was forked 2012 from the [https://mxe.cc/ MXE project] and is useful for building Octave in the following scenarios<ref>[https://hg.octave.org/mxe-octave/file/6836b2f08479/README MXE-Octave README] text by [[User:jwe|jwe]].</ref>:
# Cross-compilation for MS Windows (see also [[
Windows_Installer]]) and other platforms.
# Building Octave on outdated Linux systems (e.g. only an old GCC version is available).
# Building Octave without root permission.