Ilya Zakharevich on Tue, 18 Jun 2002 07:45:29 -0400

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Re: DYNAMIC_PLOTTING with gnuplot made easy

On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 12:19:40PM +0200, Karim BELABAS wrote:
> My (wild) guess when looking at gnuterm/term/x11.prm, is that you need
> gnuplot_x11 to be present in the path, otherwise I don't see how all this can
> possibly work.
> Check: I renamed gnuplot_x11, and 'make test' does not work anymore for me
> either (gnuplot_x11 never was in root's path in any case). If I put it back,
> it works.
> So, either skip the x11 test, make it non-fatal (it would be skipped anyway,
> should DISPLAY not be set) or ask user to fully install gnuplot first.

Yes, having fully installed gnuplot is a requirement for x11
plotting...  Hmm, but why is something different when not root?