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Compiling pgplot on opensuse 11.1

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 23:23:42 -0400 (CLT)

In general, follow the instructions given.  Make sure gcc 3.3 and gfortran
4.3 are available.

Once the makefile (with linux g77_gcc) is generated, edit it to:
- remove the dependencies for pndriv.o (png.h etc - a single line which
expects system libs to be in the current working directory for some odd
reason)
- change gcc to gcc-3.3
- change g77 to gfortran

MFDRIV and TXDRIV failed to compile (so I disabled them again in drivers)

To use:

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/local/pgplot
export PGPLOT_DIR=/usr/local/pgplot/

I am very worried about the different versions of the libraries, but the
demo works and I cannot get C code to compile with gcc 4.3 (malloc
argument issue) or fortran code to run with g77-3.3 (s_cat linker issue).


To install KGB's Perl interface, install cpan and ExtUtils and YAML from
Yast, the start cpan and type "install PGPLOT" and it all just works
perfectly.

Andrew

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