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Re: [opensuse] gnuplot is it working on 10.1?
  • From: Robert Schiele <rschiele@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 15:15:43 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060422131543.GY13548@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 03:04:38PM +0200, Richard Bos wrote:
> Due to this article http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=06/04/11/2112243 about
> CD freshness I installed gnuplot. But it does not appear to work. Am I
> doing something wrong, or is it does plain broken??

You are doing something wrong.

> on101:/usr/share/doc/packages/gnuplot/demo>
> gnuplot /usr/share/doc/packages/gnuplot/demo/battery.dat
>
> gnuplot> 50.000000 0.036990 2.500000 0.007039
> ^
> "/usr/share/doc/packages/gnuplot/demo/battery.dat", line 4: invalid
> command
>
> The 4th line in the data file is just the 1st datafile:
> demo> head /usr/share/doc/packages/gnuplot/demo/battery.dat
> #
> # $Id: battery.dat,v 1.1.1.1 1998/04/15 19:16:41 lhecking Exp $
> #
> 50.000000 0.036990 2.500000 0.007039
>
>
> and the --help says:
> demo> gnuplot --help
> Usage: gnuplot [OPTION]... [FILE]

[FILE] is a gnuplot file. Not any random file.

> Looks to me it is broken....

Looks wrong to you.

Robert

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