[SciPy-user] Fwd: additional superpak problems

belinda thom bthom at cs.hmc.edu
Sat Dec 30 18:48:32 CST 2006



Begin forwarded message:

> From: Vincent Nijs <v-nijs at kellogg.northwestern.edu>
> Date: December 30, 2006 4:32:08 PM PST
> To: belinda thom <bthom at cs.hmc.edu>
> Subject: Re: [SciPy-user] additional superpak problems
>
> g77 was part of the super pack I believe. Perhaps it is important  
> that you
> install that first.
>
> Ipython -pylab works fine on my laptop (G4) but not on my G5 (same  
> error you
> report). I'll try your fix of using the package from macpython next  
> week.
>
> Vincent
>
>
> On 12/30/06 6:13 PM, "belinda thom" <bthom at cs.hmc.edu> wrote:
>
>> And yet more strangeness...the superpack matplotlib breaks the
>> ability to use pylab:
>>
>> running
>>    ipython -pylab
>>
>> produces:
>>   <snip>
>>    File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/
>> python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/backends/tkagg.py", line 1, in ?
>>      import _tkagg
>> ImportError: Failure linking new module: /Library/Frameworks/
>> Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/
>> backends/_tkagg.so: Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libfreetype.
>> 6.dylib
>>    Referenced from: /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/ 
>> 2.4/
>> lib/python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/backends/_tkagg.so
>>    Reason: image not found
>>
>> Reverting back to the matplotlib at http://www.macpython.org/ 
>> packages/
>> py24-fat/index.html allows ipython -pylab to work.
>>
>> I have no idea if mixing and matching parts of superpak with other
>> packages will cause me later problems.
>>
>> I'm curious, Vincent, do you run matplotlib interactively with
>> ipython? Does that piece installed from the superpack work for you?
>>
>> Thanks again,
>>
>> --b
>>
>
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