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Re: Gnuplot temp files

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re: Gnuplot temp files
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 1999 19:58:19 -0500 (CDT)

On 18-Sep-1999, Vivek Shanmuganathan \(95410006-BS\) <address@hidden> wrote:

| I presume that Octave does not delete these temporary files as they are
| supposed to be periodically scavenged by the operating system.

No, Octave deletes them when it exits, or when the purge_tmp_files
command is executed.

Octave cannot delete the files automatically because it does not know
when gnuplot is finished with them.


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