[Gretl-devel] gretl on ubuntu 11.04 (known bug)

Sven Schreiber svetosch at gmx.net
Fri May 20 05:34:11 EDT 2011


Am 20.05.2011 08:00, schrieb Riccardo (Jack) Lucchetti:
> On Thu, 19 May 2011, Sven Schreiber wrote:
> 

>>
>> Actually 1.9.5 is already in "testing", it seems. I needed to install
>> libgmp10 as well (plus libgretl1 and gretl-common of course), but
>> everything looks good so far. This is on 32bit Ubuntu 11.04 running in
>> classic mode (gnome, not unity). Tomorrow I can test on 64bit and on
>> unity as well.
> 

And it works there, too. Of course the unity interface probably isn't
very compatible with gretl's UI concept, because the menu bar is at the
top of the screen, detached from the window. It's very nice if you have
a maximized window, but not so with multiple windows. (Anybody knows how
to change that without deactivating unity altogether?)

> Just so everybody knows: Dirk has just uploaded to sid an updated
> version with no visible changes to the end user (it just removes an
> unnecessary dependency). It should enter into testing in 10 days. From a
> practical point of view, using 1.9.5-1 (currently in testing) or 1.9.5-2
> (now in unsatable) should make no difference to anyone.
> 

Apropos: In the changelog for 1.9.5-1 it says: " * debian/rules: Still
configure with  '--disable-sse2'" Does that mean that SSE2 (for RNG
AFAIK) is not enabled here?

thanks,
sven


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