bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #36943, documentation not built without...


bug #36943: documentation not built without gnuplot

Submitted by:  Carnë Draug <carandraug>
Submitted on:  Tue 24 Jul 2012 05:12:22 PM UTC  
Category: Configuration and Build SystemSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 3 - LowItem Group: Incorrect Documentation
Status: PostponedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: Any

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Tue 24 Jul 2012 05:47:34 PM UTC, comment #2:

Jordi nailed it. Until we have reliable production of figures we can't completely move to OpenGL-based graphics. See the bug report for bug #36255

Rik <rik5>
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Tue 24 Jul 2012 05:21:32 PM UTC, comment #1:

We can't build the docs with fltk because OpenGL offscreen plotting rarely works.

Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso <jordigh>
Project Administrator
Tue 24 Jul 2012 05:12:22 PM UTC, original submission:


when running configure without gnuplot, the building of documentation is automatically disabled. I have tracked this to changeset 14579:4dc85c4f151b

I understand that plotting may be needed to build the documentation but shouldn't in that case check if fltk could be used instead rather than disabling it? I see that in the dev release of octave, native graphics are already automatically used when gnuplot is missing.


Carnë Draug <carandraug>
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