bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #36980, OpenGL print eats memory and dies

 
 

bug #36980: OpenGL print eats memory and dies

Submitted by:  Jordi GutiĆ©rrez Hermoso <jordigh>
Submitted on:  Fri 27 Jul 2012 08:04:07 PM UTC  
 
Category: Plotting with OpenGLSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Crash
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: devOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Thu 10 Oct 2013 07:29:03 PM UTC, comment #2:

I just checked (10/10/13) and this plot prints fine. I agree that gl2ps is often a problem.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Fri 27 Jul 2012 09:19:49 PM UTC, comment #1:

I think that there is wide agreement that the current
fltk/OpenGL-based printing has serious problems. Not only
does it fail when requesting too many or too complex
plots, but since it requires visibility of the plot
it cannot be used for the plots in the Manual, for
example.

It would be great to hear from anyone who knows how
to fix this.

On the positive side, it is my experience that this
printing even in its current state is better than gnuplot.

Michael Godfrey <godfrey>
Fri 27 Jul 2012 08:04:07 PM UTC, original submission:

The attached script runs fine with 3.6.2 up until the last print command. Attempting to print what looks to me like a simple plot results in Octave eating up all system memory.

I've never liked the gl2ps printing mechanism much. It's very slow for even slightly complicated plots. Can we do something better?

Jordi GutiƩrrez Hermoso <jordigh>
Project Administrator

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu 10 Oct 2013 07:29:03 PM UTCrik5StatusConfirmed=>Fixed
      Open/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Fri 27 Jul 2012 08:04:07 PM UTCjordighAttached File-=>Added andamenti_tensione_corrente.m, #26275
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