[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#801128: Bug#801128: octave: hangs with plotz() in xfce4?

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at laboissiere.net
Fri Jan 1 15:55:50 UTC 2016

Control: tags -1 unreproducible moreinfo

* Mike Miller <mtmiller at octave.org> [2015-10-07 08:56]:

> On Tue, Oct 06, 2015 at 17:03:16 +0200, Arturo Borrero Gonzalez wrote:
>> When executing a file (attached, lab1_1.m) via octave-cli two plot 
>> windows are created, but then both windows hangs and the terminal 
>> hangs as well.
>> My desktop is XFCE4 and I suspect that my old graphic cards may be 
>> part of the cause...
> Could be. I am able to run the attached and do not experience a freeze.
> Can you try another of
>  graphics_toolkit gnuplot
>  graphics_toolkit fltk
> The default with 4.0 is "qt". Both "fltk" and "qt" use OpenGL, "gnuplot" 
> does not and may give you better results.
> Are you running Octave from within Emacs or Qtoctave or anything other 
> than a standard terminal emulator? Are you running the file as a script 
> argument to Octave (e.g. octave-cli lab1_1.m) or are you running the 
> script as a command at the Octave interpreter's command line?

I am hereby tagging this bug report "unreproducible" and "moreinfo".  It 
looks like the bug is caused by a very specific setup on the reporter's 


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