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Re: gnuplot and PDF

On Sunday 25 September 2005 10:58 pm, Aaron Maxwell wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 25, 2005 at 10:29:35PM +0100, Jerome BENOIT wrote:
> > > does anyone know why the testing gnuplot package does not support
> > > PDF output ?
> Jerome, you might want to file a bug report or feature request on the
> gnuplot package.

Cancel that - someone already did.  It appears that libpdf (which 
gnuplot needs to produce PDF output) is non-free, and that is why 
Debian's gnuplot does not use it.  The suggested workaround is to 
produce Postscript output ("set terminal postscript") and use ps2pdf to 
convert them:


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