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*: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_build_system The GNU build system] is used to build Octave.
 
*: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_build_system The GNU build system] is used to build Octave.
 
*: While you generally don't need to understand too much unless you actually want to change how Octave is built, you should be able to understand enough to get a general idea of how to build Octave.
 
*: While you generally don't need to understand too much unless you actually want to change how Octave is built, you should be able to understand enough to get a general idea of how to build Octave.
*: If you've ever done a {{Codeline|./configure && make && make install}} series of commands, you have already used the GNU build system.
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*: If you've ever done a {{Codeline|configure && make && make install}} series of commands, you have already used the GNU build system.
 
*: '''You must demonstrate that you are able to build the development version of Octave from sources before the application deadline.''' Linux is arguably the easiest system to work on. Instructions:
 
*: '''You must demonstrate that you are able to build the development version of Octave from sources before the application deadline.''' Linux is arguably the easiest system to work on. Instructions:
 
*:* [[Building]]
 
*:* [[Building]]

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