Octave 3.4.3 from EPEL fails with 3 missing RPMs on RHEL6 x86_64

Christopher Lott clott at appcomsci.com
Thu Aug 2 14:21:45 UTC 2012

Thank you so much for this bit of information that was obvious to 
everyone except me :)  I found these packages hiding deep within RHN:


I found and downloaded them using my RHN subscription.  I also note that 
googling the file names reveals a zillion alternate locations.

After a quick download and install, yum installed octave with no 
problem.   And now octave is installed thanks to EPEL!

On 8/2/2012 9:42 AM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> Hello
>      Apparently octave needs a couple of libraries which are provided by
> packages available in the optional RHN channel(s) [*]. Therefore you
> must enable those channel(s) in order to successfully install it.
> (*) I use Centos so I am not very familiar with the current structure of
> the RHN channels
>      manuel

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