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== Dependencies ==
{| class"wikitable"|-| Critical| width="50pt" Dependencies marked with <span style="background:lightpink" | &nbsp;|-| Recommended| style=lightgreen">green background:yellow" | &nbsp;|-| Not critical| style="background:lightgreen" | &nbsp;|}</span> are '''required''' for building Octave. All other tools and libraries are recommended/optional, but very useful features (like the GUI, plotting, etc.) are likely to be disabled.
=== Build tools ===
! Description
! License / Copyright
|-style="background:lightpinklightgreen"
| [http://gcc.gnu.org C++, C, and Fortran compilers]
| Compiling the source code
| GNU GPL v3.0
|-style="background:lightpinklightgreen"
| [http://www.gnu.org/software/make GNU Make]
| Makefile processor
| GNU GPL v3.0
|-style="background:lightpinklightgreen"
| Unix utilities: gawk, gperf, less, ncurses
| Miscellaneous tasks
| GNU GPL v3.0
|-style="background:lightgreen"
| [http://www.gnu.org/software/bison Bison]
| Parser generator
| GNU GPL v3.0
|-style="background:lightgreen"
| [http://www.gnu.org/software/flex Flex]
| Lexical analyzer
| The Flex project
|-style="background:lightpinklightgreen"
| [http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf Autoconf]
| Software configuration
| GNU GPL v3.0
|-style="background:lightpinklightgreen"
| [http://www.gnu.org/software/automake Automake]
| Makefile generator
| GNU GPL v3.0
|-style="background:lightpinklightgreen"
| [http://www.gnu.org/software/libtool Libtool]
| Dependency of automake
! Description
! License / Copyright
! Level
|-
| [http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/gsview/epstool.htm epstool]
| Epstool is a utility to create or extract preview images in EPS files, fix bounding boxes and convert to bitmaps.
| GNU GPL v2.0
| style="background:green" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://sourceforge.net/projects/ftgl/ FTGL]
| FTGL is a free cross-platform Open Source C++ library that uses Freetype2 to simplify rendering fonts in OpenGL applications.
| Provided "as is" -- various authors
| style="background:green" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://geuz.org/gl2ps/ GL2PS]
| GL2PS is a C library providing high quality vector output for any OpenGL application.
| GNU LGPL v2.0
| style="background:green" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.pstoedit.net/ pstoedit]
| Translates PostScript and PDF graphics into other vector formats.
| GNU GPL v2.0
| style="background:green" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.nongnu.org/texi2html/ Texi2HTML]
| Perl script which converts Texinfo source files to HTML output.
| GNU GPL v3.0
| style="background:green" | &nbsp;
|-
| [https://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/ Texinfo]
| Documentation system that uses a single source to produce both on-line information and printed output.
| GNU GPL v3.0
| style="background:yellow" | &nbsp;
|-
| TeX Live generic
| Mixed bag of generic macro packages and fonts.
| Freely redistributable as defined by the Free Software Foundation
| style="background:green" | &nbsp;
|-
| [https://www.tug.org/texlive/ TeX Live]
| Compiler for TeX doumentation.
| Freely redistributable as defined by the Free Software Foundation
| style="background:green" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.ctan.org/pkg/transfig transfig]
| Tans­lates fig­ures gen­er­ated by xfig to a large va­ri­ety of for­mats.
| BSD Style Li­cense
| style="background:green" | &nbsp;
|}
! Description
! License / Copyright
! Level|-style="background:lightgreen"
| [http://www.netlib.org/blas BLAS]
| Basic Linear Algebra Subroutine library
| Free - proper attribution request
| -style="background:redlightgreen" | &nbsp;|-
| [http://www.netlib.org/lapack LAPACK]
| Linear Algebra Package
| Free - proper attribution request
| -style="background:redlightgreen" | &nbsp;|-
| [http://www.pcre.org PCRE]
| Perl Compatible Regular Expression library
| Free
| -style="background:redlightgreen" | &nbsp;|-
| [http://www.gnu.org/s/readline GNU Readline]
| Command-line editing library
| GNU GPL v3.0
| -style="background:yellowlightgreen" | &nbsp;|-
| [http://forge.scilab.org/index.php/p/arpack-ng ARPACK]
| Solution of large-scale eigenvalue problems
| BSD like - various authors
| -style="background:redlightgreen" | &nbsp;|-
| [http://curl.haxx.se cURL]
| Library for transferring data with URL syntax
| Free Software -- main author
| -style="background:redlightgreen" | &nbsp;|-
| [http://www.fftw.org FFTW3]
| Library for computing discrete Fourier transforms
| MIT -- GNU GPL v2.0
| style="background:red" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.fltk.org FLTK]
| Portable GUI toolkit
| GNU GPL v2.0 with static linking exception
| -style="background:redlightgreen" | &nbsp;|-
| [http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/fontconfig fontconfig]
| Library for configuring and customizing font access
| Provided "as is" -- various authors
| -style="background:redlightgreen" | &nbsp;|-
| [http://www.freetype.org FreeType]
| Portable font engine
| compatible with GNU GPL v3.0
| style="background:red" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.gnu.org/software/glpk GLPK]
| GNU Linear Programming Kit
| GNU GPL v3.0
| style="background:yellow" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.gnuplot.info gnuplot]
| Interactive graphics program
| Provided "as is" -- various authors
| style="background:red" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.graphicsmagick.org GraphicsMagick++]
| Image processing library
| various -- integrates many third-party libs
| style="background:yellow" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5 HDF5]
| Library for manipulating portable data files
| BSD - like
| style="background:yellow" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.opengl.org OpenGL]
| API for portable 2D and 3D graphics
| Free specs -- license is driver dependent
| style="background:red" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.qhull.org Qhull]
| Computational geometry library
| Free software -- specific
| style="background:yellow" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://sourceforge.net/projects/qrupdate QRUPDATE]
| QR factorization updating library
| GNU GPL v3.0
| style="background:yellow" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://www.cise.ufl.edu/research/sparse/SuiteSparse SuiteSparse]
| Sparse matrix factorization library
| Main author
| style="background:yellow" | &nbsp;
|-
| [http://zlib.net zlib]
| Data compression library
| Provided "as is" -- various authors
| style="background:yellow" | &nbsp;
|}

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