[Slackbuilds-users] Unstated requirement (apparently) to build octave

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 18:52:54 UTC 2020

Il giorno sab 21 mar 2020 alle ore 18:22 James Diamond via
SlackBuilds-users <slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org> ha scritto:
> Hi,
> I often ssh in to a much faster machine to run sboupgrade to build new
> versions of various SB packages.  It turns out that when I try this
> with octave, it fails repeatably.  But if I VNC in and run it from a
> terminal open on that machine, it succeeds.
> It seems that while building it wants to use/access/look at/investigate/...
> the graphics, and that fails during an ssh -Y connection.  Possibly if I
> reset DISPLAY it would be happy.  Or didn't use -Y.  Or something else...
> In any case, should someone add a comment to the README about this, to
> keep other people who might run into this from wasting too much of
> their time?
> Cheers.
>                                 Jim

Hi Jim,

I don't know what's happening there but I just built octave
successfully on my headless slackware64-14.2 virtual machine.


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