Serial tools are rare and no longer maintained due to the age and limitations of interface technology. However, two of my tools are available for Apple’s M1 ARM architecture now.Continue reading »
PP3 is THE program to produce printable star charts in TeX, EPS or PDF format for LaTeX or word processors, even if it is not […]Continue reading »
For personal purpose I wrote some toolboxes for Scilab for statistics and data management. My toolboxes are available as source and binary distributions and compatible […]Continue reading »
Fortunately the astrodynamics toolbox Celestlab is available for macOS on Scilab 6.0 and 6.1 as a binary. Unfortunately the extension module toolbox CelestlabX is not. […]Continue reading »
The popular statistics toolbox STIXBOX for Scilab cannot be installed via ATOMS on Scilab 6.0.x or 6.1.x on Apple’s macOS. Binaries of the dependent toolboxes […]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Nach dem Upgrade auf macOS Sierra (10.12) und MacPorts 2.4.1 scheitert sudo upgrade outdated.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Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not run reliably.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To keep MacPorts and its ports up to date a frequently performed sudo port selfupgrade and sudo port upgrade outdated do the job.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 »