[Gambas-user] Trying charts - how to do that?

Fabien Bodard gambas.fr at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 14:06:25 CET 2022

Le ven. 9 déc. 2022 à 13:11, BB <adamnt42 at gmail.com> a écrit :

> On 9/12/22 10:11 pm, Christof Thalhofer wrote:
> Am 09.12.22 um 12:12 schrieb Tim Dickson via User:
> ah ok. so the chat about not being able to do charts, and using gnuplot
> was for people with a broken gambas install?, or was it because it is
> marked as a "draft" component, and people were using gnuplot as a result.?
> So the fix is reinstall gambas. :-)
> No. I just said, that I(!) use Gnuplot for the creation of charts and I
> can do it because Gambas gives me the opportunity to do that.
> You can see this as an alternative approach for the task of creating
> charts.
> I am not against gb.chart or it's successor, I just don't use it. And
> unlike Gianluigi, who wants to have everything in Gambas, I think that this
> is impossible, but that you can use Gambas wonderfully to call other
> programs and use their results (in Gambas).
> Alles Gute
> Christof Thalhofer
> And I'd just like to add that there is a wee bit too much of this "Just
> re-install Gambas" going on here lately, which *could confuse newcomers*
> or those with less experience with the wonderful world of Linux maketools
> and packaging.
> *Yes.* If, and only if, you are using the development version and have *broken
> something yourself* OR if you have discovered an actual bug AND then
> found that it has already been fixed in a later patch.
> *No.* If you are using a stable release. Fullstop.
> *Most Probably.* If you are using an old release *and* you can get a
> later release from your distro. But it is no use installing 3.14 over 3.10
> and then trying to find out why 3.17 stuff still doesn't work.
> There was a time a few years ago when occasionally a complete refresh was
> needed, because at that time autotools, now and then and without any reason
> known in this universe, when it was having a bad hair day, would screw
> something up.  This is apparently (to me) no longer true.
> take care folks and enjoy the weekend
> b
Fully agree with that.

The full reinstall is for person like me who play with sources. :-D

In other case use ppa repos to be up to date.

> ----[ http://gambaswiki.org/wiki/doc/netiquette ]----

Fabien Bodard
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.gambas-basic.org/pipermail/user/attachments/20221209/1ed4a41c/attachment-0001.htm>

More information about the User mailing list