[Numpy-discussion] ANN: matplotlib 1.3.0 released
Russell E. Owen
Thu Aug 1 13:53:55 CDT 2013
In article <51FAA3AB.email@example.com>,
Michael Droettboom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On behalf of a veritable army of super coders, I'm pleased to announce
> the release of matplotlib 1.3.0.
> Downloads are available here:
> as well as through |pip|. Check with your distro for when matplotlib
> 1.3.0 will become packaged for your environment.
> (Note: Mac .dmg installers are still forthcoming due to some issues with
> the new installation approach.)
> Important known issues
> matplotlib no longer ships with its Python dependencies, including
> dateutil, pytz, pyparsing and six. When installing from source or |pip|,
> |pip| will install these for you automatically. When installing from
> packages (on Linux distributions, MacPorts, homebrew etc.) these
> dependencies should also be handled automatically. The Windows binary
> installers do not include or install these dependencies.
An unofficial Mac binary is available from here:
- This may break existing installations of pytz and python-dateutil
(especially if those were installed by the matplotlib 1.2.1 Mac binary
installer). For safety, reinstall those after installing matplotlib.
- Like the Windows binaries, it does not include pytz, python-dateutil,
six or pyparsing. You will have to install those manually (e.g. with pip
- Much of the test code is missing, for unknown reasons. Thus I was not
able to run most of its unit tests.
So...use at your own risk. At this point I have no idea if or when there
will be an official Mac binary installer. I'm afraid I don't have time
to track down the issues right now.
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