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Re: Blocking I/O to gnuplot pipe

From: Andy Adler
Subject: Re: Blocking I/O to gnuplot pipe
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 16:24:22 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, David Bateman wrote:

> First the brief description: Is it possible to performing blocking I/O
>     to the gnuplot command pipe?
> subplot(2,1,1)
> gplot 'tmpfile'
> subplot(2,1,2)
> gplot 'tmpfile' using 1:3
> then octave passes these commands into the gnuplot pipe, before gnuplot has
> finished with the first plot. My call to "unlink(tmpfile)" then deletes the
> file and the second plot doesn't appear.

One idea is to use 'mark_for_deletion(tmpfile)' from octave-forge.
This will set tmpfile to be deleted when octave exits
or next calls purge_tmp_files.


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