[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: octave-2.1.72-1
James R. Phillips
Thu Dec 1 16:37:00 GMT 2005
The cygwin octave package has been updated to release 2.1.72-1.
+ Update to new upstream release 2.1.72. This is the latest release in the
"testing" branch of octave development. The release incorporates important bug
fixes. Further information on the octave release branches is available at
More information on the cygwin 2.1.72-1 release is in the octave-2.1.72.README
GNU Octave is a (mostly Matlab (R) compatible) high-level language, primarily
intended for numerical computations. It provides a convenient command-line
interface for solving linear and nonlinear problems numerically.
Octave Home Page: http://www.octave.org
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your system. Save it
and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'octave' from the 'Math'
category. Then click on the 'skip' field next to 'octave' until '2.1.71-2' is
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't allowed due
to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need to find a mirror which
has this update, please choose the one nearest to you:
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