Gnuplot cannot set terminal x11

Michael Williams williams at
Wed Mar 14 15:22:52 PDT 2007

On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 09:31:34AM -0700, David MacMahon wrote:
> My guess is that the problem machine does not have the X11 headers/
> libraries installed.  

You were right. I'd forgotten to install X11SDK.pkg when rebuilding the
machine. Thanks very much!

> You could test this theory by looking at the config.log files
> generated on the two machines.  Do a "port uninstall gnuplot && port
> configure gnuplot", then "cd `port dir gnuplot`" will get you a few
> directory levels above where config.log should be. Don't forget to
> finish the reinstallation with a "port install gnuplot" after you've
> looked at the config.log files! :-)

Thanks for the guidance for how I could have solved this problem myself.
Indeed, config.log in the gnuplot build directory was complaining that
it was unable to find X11.

-- Mike

More information about the macports-users mailing list