[Maxima] wxmaxima can't find help files under debian 4.0
dieter at duenenhof-wilhelm.de
Fri Aug 10 14:36:49 CDT 2007
Harald Geyer <Harald.Geyer at gmx.at> writes:
> Hi Dieter!
>> does anybody know what is wrong with the wxmaxima help on Debian etch?
>> It generates the error message:
>> wxMaxima could not find help files.
>> Please check your installation.
> This problem is already reported in the Debian BTS as
> #413220: wxmaxima: It is not possible to start maxima help
I see, I'll have a look, thanks.
> Unfortunately it seems that Debian is not going to fix this bug
> in etch, because they don't consider it important enough.
>> What do I have to do? (I've installed maxima, maxima-doc as well, by
>> the way, under Windows the wxmaxima help is working out of the box.)
> It seems there is no maxima package at backports.org, but perhaps
> you can encourage some debian maintainer to change this. This would
> also give you the benefit of newer maxima versions. 5.10.0 in etch
> is already quite old.
You mean I should write to the current debian maxima maintainer and
ask for advice? Sorry, but I'm rather new to debian.
H. Dieter Wilhelm
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