> When octave-1.0 is built with gcc-2.5.8 and libg++-2.5.3 under SunOS 4.1.2:
> 1) Any attempt to plot results in error messages
> warning: plot: unable to open pipe to `gnuplot'.
> This cannot be fixed by specifying gnuplot_binary="/abs/path/of/gnuplot".
> 2) The output of "help" (without further arguments) does not stop at the
> page boundary.
> Under SunOS 5.3 (Solaris 2.3), an otherwise identical installation does not
> show these two effects.
On my Sparcstation 2, octave-1.0 built with gcc-2.5.8, f2c
and libg++-2.5.3 running SunOS 4.1.2
I cannot reproduce your errors.
All these things work fine.
Perhaps you have got a broken binary...