[IPython-dev] Strange %matplotlib qt behavior OS X 10.9

James Booth jabooth@gmail....
Sun Feb 2 15:02:48 CST 2014


Hi Fernando,

Thanks for confirming that. Not a problem, here's the bug report:
https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/4997

Let me know if I can do any more to help.

Best wishes
James



On 2 February 2014 19:35, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi James,
>
> I don't have a solution handy, but FWIW, it's not a mac/osx problem: I can
> replicate the issue here on linux as well...
>
> Would you mind filing a bug on this on the tracker?
>
> Thanks!
>
> f
>
>
> On Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 7:44 AM, James Booth <jabooth@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> I'm seeing strange behaviour with the %matplotlib qt magic on OS X 10.9
>> when using Mayavi.
>>
>> Basically, on creation of a notebook (with only `ipython notebook` being
>> run, no pylab/gui mode set), running a cell like this:
>>
>> %matplotlib qt
>> ... import + do work with mayavi
>>
>> Causes the kernel to hang, whereas
>>
>> %matplotlib qt  # returns fine
>> -- NEW CELL --
>> ... import + do work with mayavi  # returns fine
>>
>> works as expected.
>>
>> I've exemplified it in a notebook, with additional details:
>> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/gist/jabooth/8770104
>>
>> Any ideas what might be causing this? I thought App Nap might be an
>> issue, but I see a fix has already been issued for this:
>> https://github.com/ipython/ipython/pull/4453
>>
>> Note I am running off a recent master.
>>
>> Best wishes
>> James
>>
>>
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