Originally Posted by escaflown
you should go multilib.I have it installed in a multilib slackware64 box and it works fine.
How do I go multilib?
Anyway, I have just downloaded scilab 5.2.0 64 bit and it worked out.
I must say compiling scilab over slack is not an easy task at all. I stopped trying 8 months ago.
If you need it urgently, go for binary versions.