[Slackbuilds-users] Packaging Python/MATLAB bindings with library

João Felipe Santos joao.eel at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 14:51:10 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Chris Abela <chris.abela at maltats.com> wrote:
> Is'nt MATLAB proprietary software? As far as I know it is neither free
> (gratis) nor free (libero). --Excuse my Italian.
> I have nothing against MATLAB, but Octave is the Open Source alternative to
> MATLAB, and OCTAVE is heavily supported here.
> Chris


yes, MATLAB is proprietary, but there are lots of people who use it.
As the library developer created the bindings for MATLAB, adding an
option to build it was straightforward (and can be useful for MATLAB

However, it looks like making a wrapper for Octave is easy and can use
the same source files for creating the "mex" file. I'll investigate
that before submitting the script.

João Felipe Santos

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