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FS#28410 - [octave] Program doesn't start due to missing library

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Martin Roth (Captain_Rage) - Monday, 13 February 2012, 22:43 GMT
Last edited by Ronald van Haren (pressh) - Tuesday, 21 February 2012, 21:03 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Ronald van Haren (pressh)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 10
Private No


The program doesn't start after upgrading to version 3.6.0, due to some missing library. The error message is:

octave: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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Closed by  Ronald van Haren (pressh)
Tuesday, 21 February 2012, 21:03 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  3.6.0-2
Comment by chris cross (criscrossgoesmad) - Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 09:21 GMT
The package fltk seems to have changed from optional to mandatory
Comment by Martin Roth (Captain_Rage) - Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 13:10 GMT
Indeed, installing package fltk resolved the issue!
Comment by Johann Dahm (jdahm) - Friday, 17 February 2012, 15:13 GMT
I just ran in to the same issue. This should be changed to a mandatory dependency. I would do it but I'm not an archlinux dev.