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Subject:   Gnuplot unavailable
Date:   2004-12-17 06:31:48
From:   kom_14
Response to: Gnuplot unavailable

gnuplot is available from fink. I just installed it using dselect to make sure (see trace that follows).

(9:14) (twoapple:omalley):omalley -: fink -v
Fink 0.21.3

(9:16) (twoapple:omalley):omalley -: gnuplot
tcsh: gnuplot: Command not found.
(9:16) (twoapple:omalley):omalley -: sudo dselect

( ** Selected gnuplot and install **)

Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
aquaterm gnuplot pdflib-shlibs texinfo
0 packages upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 8078kB of archives. After unpacking 22.9MB will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 10.3/release/main texinfo 4.7-11 [1264kB]
Get:2 10.3/release/main aquaterm 0.3.0a-5
Get:3 10.3/release/main pdflib-shlibs 5.0.1-2
Get:4 10.3/release/main gnuplot 3.8j.0-24
Fetched 8078kB in 23s (340kB/s)
(Reading database ... 76054 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking texinfo (from .../texinfo_4.7-11_darwin-powerpc.deb) ...
Unpacking aquaterm (from .../aquaterm_0.3.0a-5_darwin-powerpc.deb) ...
Unpacking pdflib-shlibs (from .../pdflib-shlibs_5.0.1-2_darwin-powerpc.deb)
Unpacking gnuplot (from .../gnuplot_3.8j.0-24_darwin-powerpc.deb) ...
Setting up texinfo (4.7-11) ...
* Texinfo: (texinfo). The GNU documentation format.
install-info(/sw/share/info/texinfo): creating new section `Texinfo
documentation system'
* info standalone: (info-stnd). Read Info documents without Emacs.
* Info: (info). How to use the documentation browsing system.

Setting up aquaterm (0.3.0a-5) ...

Setting up pdflib-shlibs (5.0.1-2) ...
Setting up gnuplot (3.8j.0-24) ...

Do you want to erase any previously downloaded .deb files? [Y/n] y
Press enter to continue.

(9:17) (twoapple:omalley):omalley -: rehash
(9:17) (twoapple:omalley):omalley -: gnuplot

Version 3.8j patchlevel 0
last modified Wed Nov 27 20:49:08 GMT 2002
System: Darwin 7.6.0

Copyright(C) 1986 - 1993, 1999 - 2002
Thomas Williams, Colin Kelley and many others

This is a pre-version of gnuplot 4.0. Please refer to the
for command syntax changes. The old syntax will be accepted throughout
the 4.0 series, but all save files use the new syntax.

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