Issues Upgrading Octave and Octave-Forge

James R. Phillips
Thu Dec 1 17:50:00 GMT 2005

For those that are upgrading octave and octave-forge to the newest releases, be
certain that you are not using octave at the time of the upgrade, otherwise the
installation may not update files that are in use, resulting in a partial

If you get a 2.1.71 version message upon loading 2.1.72, this has happened to
you.  Quit all octave sessions, and reinstall the upgrades.

Note also that to compile .oct files, you need to use gcc 3.3.3.  Both octave
and octave-forge are compiled using this version.

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