Lars Hecking writes:
>> gnuplot 4.0 introduced support for popen, or reading directly
>> from system commands with the < special character.
>> For e.g. the following will plot file sizes:
>> echo "set logscale y; plot \"<find /usr/share/doc -type f -printf '%s\n'\" with dots" | gnuplot -persist
>> Ahem, popen support has actually been around much longer. It was definitely
> in 3.5, and possibly in earlier versions.
>>> BTW, A big thank you to Lars Hecking for his work on gnuplot!
>> Thanks :) I do very little actual development these days, but concentrate
> on release work instead.
Agreed! It's great; the plotting tool of choice for the SpamAssassin dev
team. ;) Thanks Lars!
also, thanks Padraig -- that "-persist" tip is very useful!
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