[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#461558: Bug#461558: octave fails to invoke gnuplot

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at debian.org
Sat Jan 19 15:35:42 UTC 2008

package octave
tags 461558 moreinfo

* Folkert van Heusden <folkert at vanheusden.com> [2008-01-19 15:20]:

> Package: octave
> Version: 1:2.9.19-2
> Severity: normal
> When trying to plot a graph from octave, it fails to do so with all
> kinds of gnuplot errors:
> gnuplot> set terminal aqua 1 enhanced
>                       ^
>          line 0: unknown or ambiguous terminal type; type just 'set terminal' for a list
> [snip]

First of all, you should use octave3.0 instead of octave2.9, which is now
deprecated (we are waiting for Bug#457675 for having octave2.9 dropped from

Second, I cannot run the script you indicated:

> script: http://www.wraith.sf.ca.us/ntp/allan.oct

Because it tries to open a file called "loopstats", which is not available.
So far, I cannot replicate the bug.


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