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

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Sat May 28 09:44:50 EDT 2011


yOn Fri, 27 May 2011, Sven Schreiber wrote:

> Am 22.05.2011 11:40, schrieb Allin Cottrell:
> > On Fri, 20 May 2011, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> >
> >> Sven and Jack -- thanks for working on this. I have limited
> >> internet access at the moment. I agree it would be a good idea to
> >> put something on the gretl website about this.
> >
> > There's now a note on Ubuntu 11.04 at
> > http://gretl.sourceforge.net/
> >
>
> Thanks -- meanwhile I have noticed that gretl crashes when I select the
> menu item "example data file" (re-translated). I don't have the
> 'gretl-data' package installed, but the point is that gretl-data is not
> a dependency of gretl, only a recommendation. So I guess that the
> workaround to use the debian testing packages for Ubuntu 11.04 is not
> 100% bulletproof. Or should gretl-data really be made a dependency?

Yes, it should be a dependency. I didn't realize that it had been
stripped out of the Debian package.

Allin


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