Broken "doc" function in Octave 6.4.0 for openSUSE


I've just installed Octave 6.4.0 from the "science" repository of openSuse
Leap 15-3:


Seems like an upstream bug:

but not worked on for a year… and to answer the question of the referenced thread, yes it is an openSUSE packaging problem:

Octave is build with --disable-docs for some reason, see (line 241) in octave.spec, same for the “stable” Octave version (line 235) octave.spec.

It seems to have been done here:

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Agreed. This is a problem for openSUSE, not Octave.