I've just installed a new gnuplot in the default location, and
deleted the old copy I had in ~/bin.
But the new copy won't run:
[brendan at wivenhoe trends]$ which gnuplot
[brendan at wivenhoe trends]$ alias gnuplot
bash: alias: `gnuplot' not found
[brendan at wivenhoe trends]$ file /usr/local/bin/gnuplot
/usr/local/bin/gnuplot: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), not stripped
[brendan at wivenhoe trends]$ gnuplot
bash: /home/brendan/bin/gnuplot: No such file or directory
What could be tying "gnuplot" typed at the command line to an
invocation of the no-longer existing ~/bin/gnuplot, when "which"
finds the correct one?
Now, to tell the truth, this has become an academic question,
because starting a new shell sorts the problem. I'm still
interested, though: what was "remembering" the old location?
Brendan Halpin, Dept of Government and Society, Limerick University, Ireland
Tel: w +353-61-213147 f +353-61-202569 h +353-61-385276; Room F2-025 x 3147
<mailto:brendan.halpin at ul.ie> <http://wivenhoe.staff8.ul.ie/~brendan>
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