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*'''Maintainer:''' Marco Atzeri  
 
*'''Maintainer:''' Marco Atzeri  
*'''Latest release:''' 2020-02-26
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*'''Latest release:''' 2021-01-06
    
*Latest packages:
 
*Latest packages:
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:octave-5.2.0-1
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:octave-6.4.0-1
:Its announce on cygwin mailing list [https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2020-02/msg00028.html]
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:Its announce on cygwin mailing list [https://sourceware.org/pipermail/cygwin-announce/2022-January/010389.html]
    
:Octave Forge packages have each a cygwin package.
 
:Octave Forge packages have each a cygwin package.
:Its announce on cygwin mailing list [https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2017-01/msg00078.html]
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:Its announce on cygwin mailing list [https://sourceware.org/legacy-ml/cygwin-announce/2017-01/msg00078.html]
 
: Full cygwin package list is available here [https://cygwin.com/packages/]
 
: Full cygwin package list is available here [https://cygwin.com/packages/]
 
: At 2017-04-06, 64 forge packages were available.  
 
: At 2017-04-06, 64 forge packages were available.  
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==Notes for cygwin==
 
==Notes for cygwin==
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*When building from development source (default branch)
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:    "make check"
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:passes almost all the tests. Only, and not substantial, failures are:
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:<syntaxhighlight lang="bash">
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/pub/hg/octave/src/data.cc : 8 failures due to different handling of complex Inf on sort
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/pub/hg/octave/src/syscalls.cc: 1 failure on fork. This disappears when octave is installed
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/pub/hg/octave/scripts/sparse/svds.m: 1 failure due to test sensitivity on starting point. See
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https://mailman.cae.wisc.edu/pipermail/octave-maintainers/2011-September/024715.html
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* To build GNU Octave from cygwin source package, you need to install "cygport" and the relevant development libraries
 
* To build GNU Octave from cygwin source package, you need to install "cygport" and the relevant development libraries
 
:<syntaxhighlight lang="bash">
 
:<syntaxhighlight lang="bash">
tar -xf octave-5.1.0-1-src.tar.xz  
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tar -xf octave-6.4.0-1-src.tar.xz  
 
cygport octave.cygport almostall
 
cygport octave.cygport almostall
 
</syntaxhighlight>
 
</syntaxhighlight>
:see [https://cygwinports.github.io/cygport/ cygport documentation] for further info.
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:see cygport documentation at /usr/share/doc/cygport/html/manual/toc_index.html for further info.
    
=General info=
 
=General info=
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