Public bug reported:
Octave 4.0.0 has a printf issue that is fixed in 4.0.1.
This is a major bug and it causes printf issues as it is basically used for
debugging octave programs.
Moreover 4.0.1 or 4.0.3 is a bug fix release.
Details of the bug fixes can be found in https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: octave 4.0.0-3ubuntu9.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-36.55-generic 4.4.16
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-36-generic x86_64
Date: Sat Sep 17 21:41:05 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-08-13 (35 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
PATH=(custom, no user)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
** Affects: octave (Ubuntu)
** Tags: amd64 apport-bug third-party-packages upgrade-software-version xenial
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Octave package need upgrade to 4.0.3 from 4.0.0 as there is a problem
with printf in the older release
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