I have built windows, cygwin and djgpp binaries ans made zip packages.
Please check the contents and Readme files.
--- On Sun, 2011/11/13, sfeam wrote:
> The source tarball, release notes, and user manual for
> gnuplot version 4.4.4 are now available on SourceForge.
> Binary installation packages for Windows will follow later
> as usual. Please be patient, as these are prepared from the
> releases source by a separate set of volunteers.
> This release was delayed somewhat by an unexpected flurry
> of bug reports + fixes against the development version that
> turned out to affect 4.4 as well.
> The plan is that this will be the last incremental release
> in the 4.4 series. Whether the next release gets labeled
> 4.6 or 5.0 is still under discussion.
> Ethan Merritt (sfeam)
> on behlf of the gnuplot development team
> GNUPLOT VERSION 4.4.4
> Version 4.4.4 is an incremental update to the current official release.
> A synopsis of changes since the previous patchlevel (version 4.4.3)
> is given below and in the NEWS file. Detailed information is in ChangeLog.
> New features, changes and fixes in gnuplot version 4.4.4
> * NEW boxxyerrors plot style now allows variable color
> * NEW splot with pm3d now allows variable rgb color
> * NEW "nonuniform matrix" indicates ascii data with explicit x, y
> * CHANGE columnhead(N) is a string-valued function, not a keyword
> * CHANGE Demarcate plots in svg output using <g id="Plot_#"><title>...
> * CHANGE xticlabels() works for binary data files as well as ascii
> * CHANGE "set key maxrows" now applies to 3D plots as well as 2D
> * CHANGE rewrite installation path rules for TeX files
> * FIX wxt terminal should now work on at least some flavors of OSX
> * FIX incorrect space allowed for outside left key box
> * FIX buffer overflow from enhanced text timefmt tic labels
> * FIX correction for offset in epochs when reading in time format "%s"
> * FIX discontinuity in defined palette limited by maxcolors
> * FIX initialization of svg pattern-fill definitions
> * FIX positioning of histogram bars when some data entries are missing
> * FIX emf terminal can handle UTF-8 encoding
> * FIX User-specified axis tick labels override auto labels in 3D as in 2D
> * FIX `plot with labels` failed to skip labels with UNDEFINED coords
> * FIX NaN (not a number) implementation for Windows build
> * FIX work-around for poor scaling in pdfcairo pattern fill
> * FIX segfault if mismatch between palette sizes of successive terminals
> NOTE TO PACKAGERS AND TESTERS
> We strongly encourage you to build, test, and package the new cairo-based
> terminals. These are pngcairo and pdfcairo for output to file, and wxt as
> the default interactive terminal. wxt should (at last!) work on OSX also.
> This introduces dependencies on
> Of course the terminals (output modes) used by previous gnuplot versions
> are also still available, including png output based on libgd and
> interactive output using X11.
> Demo plots illustrating these and other features are online at
> You can download a source tarball for gnuplot version 4.4.3 from the
> gnuplot development site on SourceForge.
> OTHER NOTES
> Installation instructions are available in the source itself; the short
> version for linux/unix-like systems is to unpack the tarball and then
> build it:
> cd gnuplot-4.4.4 ; ./configure ; make
> test it:
> make check
> install it:
> make install
> Pay careful attention to the output of the ./configure script.
> It may indicate that some output drivers have been omitted because the
> necessary support libraries were not found. In general you need to have
> previously installed the "*-devel-*" versions of these libraries.
> Known issues
> - OSX: Alpha-channel support in aquaterm requires aquaterm version 1.0.1,
> available from http://aquaterm.sourceforge.net
> Aquaterm itself may not work on 64-bit systems.
> - External support library libgd version 2.0.36 introduces a new method
> of font selection using the fontconfig utitily. However, it does not work
> properly without a patch to the upstream libgd source that has not yet made
> it into all packaged versions. Here it is:
> --- gd-2.0.36/gdft.c 2008-03-09 16:05:52.000000000 -0700
> +++ gd-2.0.36-mod/gdft.c 2009-05-20 20:22:13.000000000 -0700
> @@ -1661,7 +1661,7 @@ static char * font_path(char **fontpath,
> BGD_DECLARE(int) gdFTUseFontConfig(int flag)
> #ifdef HAVE_LIBFONTCONFIG
> - fontConfigFlag = 1;
> + fontConfigFlag = flag;
> return 1;
> return 0;
> - The MS Windows terminal device sometimes draws with a dashed line
> when it should draw with a solid line. (Tracker item 1952364).
> Also it doesn't yet fully support alpha-channel output.
> Please report all bugs and installation problems to the bug tracker
> on SourceForge:
> There is also an active gnuplot discussion forum on usenet group
> Gnuplot development is quite active. The development branch on SourceForge
> contains preliminary implementations of many new features. The development
> branch is currently identified as version 4.5.
> Feedback and contributions of code are very welcome.
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