Difference between revisions of "Online Developer Meeting (2020-07-28)"

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* Still hard to fix blocking bugs
 
* Still hard to fix blocking bugs
 
** Bug with graphic handles while closing Octave (bug {{bug|58814}}) was reported.  This happens when exit is called from a script or when directly calling exit after running the script in the CLI.  How to properly handle graphics callbacks during exit?
 
** Bug with graphic handles while closing Octave (bug {{bug|58814}}) was reported.  This happens when exit is called from a script or when directly calling exit after running the script in the CLI.  How to properly handle graphics callbacks during exit?
** ode15 with Sundials make problems on 32-bit MS Windows builds (bug {{bug|58795}}). Maybe already solved.
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** 32-bit MS Windows builds
** 32-bit MS Windows builds have precision problems failing the test suite (bug {{bug|58807}}).  Solvable by requiring SSE2 instructions.  Go ahead with it.
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*** ode15 with Sundials make problems (bug {{bug|58795}}). Maybe already solved.
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*** Precision problems failing the test suite (bug {{bug|58807}}).  Solvable by requiring SSE2 instructions.  Go ahead with it.
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*** Unreported GUI problems.  Please report them.
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* Are there breaking changes in Octave 6 to inform package maintainers?  No, only deprecated functions are now removed.
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* Add script to start GDB session from Octave for debugging, see [[Debugging Octave]].
  
 
== Ideas for next meeting ==
 
== Ideas for next meeting ==

Revision as of 12:10, 28 July 2020

Todays topics

  • Meet and greet 5 minutes before meeting (audio testing).

Octave 6 release status

  • We should create a first release candidate (RC) Octave 6.0.90 soon. Base for discussing and working on further bug findings.
  • Still hard to fix blocking bugs
    • Bug with graphic handles while closing Octave (bug #58814) was reported. This happens when exit is called from a script or when directly calling exit after running the script in the CLI. How to properly handle graphics callbacks during exit?
    • 32-bit MS Windows builds
      • ode15 with Sundials make problems (bug #58795). Maybe already solved.
      • Precision problems failing the test suite (bug #58807). Solvable by requiring SSE2 instructions. Go ahead with it.
      • Unreported GUI problems. Please report them.
  • Are there breaking changes in Octave 6 to inform package maintainers? No, only deprecated functions are now removed.
  • Add script to start GDB session from Octave for debugging, see Debugging Octave.

Ideas for next meeting

Topic suggestions

See also