Fortunately the astrodynamics toolbox Celestlab is available for macOS on Scilab 6 as a binary. Unfortunately the extension module toolbox CelestlabX is not. I compiled […]Continue reading »
The popular statistics toolbox STIXBOX for Scilab cannot be installed via ATOMS on Scilab 6.0.x on Apple’s macOS. Binaries of the dependent toolboxes Distfun Linear […]Continue reading »
After a macOS Upgrade MacPorts does not generally work properly. A fast sudo port selfupdate does not do the work either in almost all cases.Continue reading »
Nach dem Upgrade auf macOS Sierra (10.12) und MacPorts 2.4.1 scheitert sudo upgrade outdated. Das Problem ist der Port transfig. transfig wurde durch fig2dev ersetzt. […]Continue reading »
After the upgrade to macOS Sierra (10.12) Scilab 5.5.2 did not start and displayed the following error message: This version on Scilab will probably fail […]Continue reading »
To install GNU Octave on a Mac is not as easy as on Microsoft Windows® or GNU/Linux.
Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not run reliably. The installation with a package manager as MacPorts or Home Brew does not work out-of-the-box.
This How-To describes how to install Octave 4.0.3 with MacPorts (Version 2.3.4) on Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). It shows how to avoid pitfalls and workaround bugs.Continue reading »
To keep MacPorts and its ports up to date a frequently performed sudo port selfupgrade and sudo port upgrade outdated do the job. Unfortunately the […]Continue reading »
To install GNU Octave on a Mac is not as easy as on Microsoft Windows® or GNU/Linux. Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not […]Continue reading »
After the last MacPorts update (v2.3.4), Octave’s GUI did not run anymore. The reason was the wrong gcc variant.Continue reading »