Octave version 0.77 is now available for ftp from ftp.che.utexas.edu
in the directory /pub/octave. Compressed and gzipped tar files are
available, as are diffs relative to version 0.76.
PLEASE NOTE: We are only distributing gzipped files because we no
longer have room to distribute both compressed and gzipped files.
Binaries for DECstation and SPARCstation systems are also available.
Binaries for other systems will be made available as time permits, or
as others make them available to us. If you would like help out by
making binaries available for other systems, please contact
This is primarily a bug-fixing release, but there are also two new
* Improved help. The command `help -i topic' now uses the GNU Info
browser to display help for the given topic directly from the
* New function: chol -- Cholesky factorization.
John W. Eaton | Among other things, we have added the missing semicolon.
[hidden email] | -- Jim Blandy, announcing Emacs 19.15.