FreeMat 4.0 for Karmic?
Chuong.Nguyen at eng.monash.edu.au
Sun Nov 15 22:44:50 UTC 2009
Thanks for you email. I was actually able to contact Giuseppe Iuculano,
the Debian developer who maintains FreeMat package, and he has added the
new version to his Debian repository. I suppose this is the source of
Ubuntu's FreeMat package. So it looks like everything is on the right
On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 16:22 +0100, Paul Gevers wrote:
> Hi Chuong,
> [I added you directly to this mail, because I suspect you are not
> subscribed to this mail-list].
> Chuong Nguyen wrote:
> > Dear Ubuntu Developers,
> > Thank you very much for including FreeMat 3.6 in Karmic. As FreeMat 4.0
> > has been released recently with some very important features, could you
> > please consider adding this newer release to Ubuntu's repository?
> I think you are asking to have the package in Karmic updated. Usually,
> Ubuntu needs good reasons to do that, as describe at . And if you are
> starting that process than the bug tracker of Ubuntu is the place to be .
> > There can be one problem that FreeMat 4.0 requires exactly llvm 2.5,
> > amongst other packages, for its JIT acceleration while Karmic only
> > includes llvm 2.6 instead. As a work around, Jaunty's llvm 2.5 deb can
> > be installed on Karmic, then compiling FreeMat goes without problems. In
> > fact, llvm 2.5 source is already included in FreeMat 4.0 source but I
> > couldn't compile it.
> Whow, that is usually not acceptable. We don't want copies of libraries
> in the archive that are already build stand alone.
> > If you need me provide deb files and add them to Ubuntu's repository,
> > please provide some instructions to do that properly or pointers to
> > where I can find the information.
> See 
>  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates
>  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReportingBugs
>  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MOTU/GettingStarted
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