[IPython-user] IPython in XEmacs now working on Windows

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 15:25:45 CST 2007

On 1/26/07, Pete Forman <pete.forman at westerngeco.com> wrote:
> Nicolas Pernetty <nicopernetty at yahoo.fr> writes:
>  > About the pylab freeze it seems that i's a Tkinter+Python+(X)emacs
>  > problem because I've managed to use matplotlib interactively in Xemacs
>  > with WxAgg (wxPython) backend instead of TkAgg.
> I've installed wxPython 2.8 unicode for Python 2.5 and its demo runs.
> matplotlibrc now has backend: WxAgg.
> However when I try to import pylab, or start IPython with -pylab, I
> get an error that wxmsw26uh_vc.dll was not found.  (That is called
> wxbase28uh_vc.dll now I guess.)  Is there a tweak available in
> matplotlibrc or does it run deeper than that?

Just guessing here, but it sounds like your mpl was built against WX
2.6, so it actually needs the 2.6 libraries.  You'd probably need to
either rebuild mpl against 2.8 or ask on the MPL list to see if
someone has built a win32 binary linked against that version of WX.



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