Thursday, May 17, 2012

(fresh) Octave on Solaris

I've joined the online Machine Learning class offered by Coursera/Stanford University. The class uses GNU Octave as the primary programming tool and since it's not part of my OS and CSW only ships an ages old version, I had to update the spec (and a bunch of dependencies) and build it myself.
The binary package for Solaris 11 can be installed by:

pkg set-publisher -p
pkg install SFEoctave SFExblas

The spec file is part of the SFE project.