New upstream version available 4.4.2

Bug #650984 reported by Alex Valavanis on 2010-09-29
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnuplot (Debian)
Fix Released
gnuplot (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnuplot

Please update the package to the new version.

New features, changes and fixes since gnuplot version 4.4

* NEW time formats can handle fractional seconds (microsecond precision)
* NEW hidden3d supports "with impulses"
* NEW hidden3d supports arrow style parameters for "with vectors"
* NEW user-definable linetypes
* NEW plot style "with boxplot"
* NEW plot style "with circles" allows start/end angles for each arc
* NEW plot style "with ellipses"
* NEW qt terminal driver
* NEW variable (per-data point) color for additional plot styles
* NEW "set key opaque" produces a key with an opaque background
* NEW ISO-IEC-80000 prefixes (ki Mi Gi etc) available as gprintf formats %b %B
* FIX length estimation of UTF-8 strings
* CHANGE 3D zoom using middle mouse button is now a logarithmic response
* CHANGE 3D impulses are now always drawn from z=0
* CHANGE remove vestigial code supporting Amiga, Apollo, and 16-bit MSDOS/WIN
* CHANGE extend formats x/X/o/O to 64 bits if necessary to represent the value

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Changed in gnuplot (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
tags: added: packaging
Alex Valavanis (valavanisalex) wrote :

No significant changes necessary. Here's a new Ubuntu package while we wait for Debian to take care of things...

Alex Valavanis (valavanisalex) wrote :

NB: PPA has different version number and I have bumped standards version

Stefano Rivera (stefanor) wrote :

I'd say let's give the Debian maintainer a week or two to respond, and possibly do an upload to experimental. In fact, he'll probably ignore that bug until squeeze is released unless you say that you'd appreciate an upload to experimental.

Stefano Rivera (stefanor) wrote :

OK, let's do this.

Changed in gnuplot (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnuplot - 4.4.2-0ubuntu1

gnuplot (4.4.2-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release. (LP: #650984)
  * debian/control: Ubuntu maintainers
 -- Alex Valavanis <email address hidden> Mon, 03 Jan 2011 22:15:09 +0000

Changed in gnuplot (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Alex Valavanis (valavanisalex) wrote :

Thanks for your help Stefano. Hopefully we can re-sync again soon.

Changed in gnuplot (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnuplot (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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