Request: Octave for VAX

Zane Healy healyzh at
Mon Feb 8 17:58:06 CST 2021

This is a DECwindows application, isn’t it?  I seem to recall that it’s a midi tracker?  Or is it something else?

I thought it would be here:  However, it doesn’t appear to be.  OTOH, I’m happy to see the DECwindows Freeware archive still online, I thought it was gone.  


> On Feb 8, 2021, at 3:38 PM, Carlos E Murillo-Sanchez via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> Hello, everyone...
> I may have asked here many years ago about this:  Does anybody  have a binary distribution of Octave for VAX/VMS?  The sources for some early versions were distributed in the SIG tapes, but I never managed to complete a VMS build using them.  I tried tracking old octave archives with binary builds, but they're all gone (it used to be at  I even tried to contact John Eaton about this but got no response.
> Regards,
> Carlos.

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