[IPython-user] IPython 0.7.0.rc1, and development...
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Wed Jan 4 12:29:46 CST 2006
[ I'm cc-ing the matplotlib list here, in case anyone can help us with this
one. The context is: testing the new ipython release candidate from
Charlie is havig problems with -pylab and the gtk backend.]
Charlie Moad wrote:
> First of all, thanks as always. I can't remember the last time I
> have used the vanilla python shell.
> I am trying the rc, and I get 100% cpu usage just by running
> ipython -pylab. This is on ubuntu/mpl-cvs/gtkagg.
This has been reported before, and I am not yet sure if the problem is ipython
or matplotlib. Unfortunately, on all of my boxes, matplotlib/gtkagg just
segfaults instantly, so I can't even debug this one.
Help me a little: can you please test back and forth ipython 0.6.15 and
0.7.0.rc, without changing anything else? Is the problem ONLY with 0.7.0?
If that is the case, then I can try to track down what the threading call
causing the problem might be. IPython has no C code in it, it only
initializes the threads system for GTK, but perhaps I'm making an incorrect
Any help here would be very welcome.
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