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Re: update of macosx binary?

From: Ben Abbott
Subject: Re: update of macosx binary?
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:21:01 -0400

> On Apr 23, 2017, at 10:30 AM, Sebastian Schöps <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Am 23.04.2017 um 15:43 schrieb Ben Abbott <address@hidden>:
>>> On Apr 23, 2017, at 8:17 AM, Sebastian Schöps <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Lewis Lepton wrote
>>>> ive been trying to update to the latest octave on macOS - but unable to
>>>> get it working right.
>>>> would it possible to get an updated macOS version available as a binary
>>>> please
>>> I have created new versions of the dmg (cli and gui). Please contact me, if
>>> you want to help me testing it.
>>> Kind regards, 
>>> Sebastian
>> Hi Sebastian,
>> In your experience, using Homebrew, what is the latest version of Octave 
>> whose gui runs on MacOS?
>> Ben
> Hey Ben,
> I think that versions <4.2 with qt4 were working fine. No it freezes on exit 
> (there is a bug report on that). At some point homebrew switched to qt5 and 
> this might be the actual problem. On recent macOSs, I cannot get qt4 to 
> compile, so it's difficult for me to find out who is guilty. 
> Bye
> Sebastian

Fink still has qt4, but I haven’t been able to get the gui to work since 4.x.

A qt5 package is also available but Octave doesn’t build when I try to use it. 
I suspect that I don’t have Octave’s configure setup correctly to build with 


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