NEW: octave-2.1.71-1 for Cygwin

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NEW: octave-2.1.71-1 for Cygwin

James R. Phillips-3
octave 2.1.71  has been packaged for Cygwin.

GNU Octave is a (mostly Matlab (R) compatible) high-level language, primarily
intended for numerical computations.  It provides a convenient command-line
interface for solving linear and nonlinear problems numerically.  It uses the
recently announced cygwin lapack-3.0 libraries for efficient matrix

octave Home Page:


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your system.  Save it
and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'octave' from the 'Math'
category. Then click on the 'skip' field next to 'octave' until '2.1.71-1' is

Note that downloads from (aka aren't allowed due
to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need to find a mirror which
has this update, please choose the one nearest to you:

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appropriate place.

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Re: NEW: octave-2.1.71-1 for Cygwin

Bill Denney
On Thu, 7 Jul 2005, James R. Phillips wrote:

> ====
> octave 2.1.71  has been packaged for Cygwin.

While I'm not a windows Octave user, I'd like to thank you very much for
doing this for all the windows users (and those who have to explain how to
install it to the windows users).


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