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Re: gnuplot won't work with new net release
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: gnuplot won't work with new net release
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 23:49:42 -0400
- References: <200004200304.XAA18051@kahn.localnet.com>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
On Wed, Apr 19, 2000 at 11:04:42PM -0700, Tom Weichmann wrote:
> I am running octave 2.0.13 on the cygwin platform. Octave
>saves its plot data to a temp file, then points gnuplot to that file in
>order to plot it. The problem is that gnuplot only understands
>directories in the c:/tmp form and octave understands //c/tmp. In
>B20.1 I set an environment variable TMPDIR to c:/tmp, and both
>programs liked it. The new net release translates this environment
>variable to /cygdrive/c/tmp/, and gnuplot can not understand it. Is
>there any way to keep cygwin from making this translation? Any
TMPDIR is being translated so that UNIXy things which rely on it, like
configure will work correctly.
What happens if you just don't set the environment variable at all?
Does that work any better?
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