[SciPy-dev] Crash in plt.image()

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in
Tue Apr 9 11:51:44 CDT 2002


>>>>> "Jose" == josegomez  <iso-8859-15> writes:

    Jose> 	I am interested in plotting images, using
    Jose> plt.image(). This causes python to crash with a
    Jose> seg-fault. Take the Lena example: $ python Python 2.1.2 (#1,
    Jose> Mar 16 2002, 00:56:55) [GCC 2.95.4 20011002 (Debian
    Jose> prerelease)] on linux2 Type "copyright", "credits" or
    Jose> "license" for more information.

    Jose> 	Other methods (such as plt.plot()) work fine, with one
    Jose> little quirk, which could be due to my X Server being
    Jose> misconfigured, as this problem also shows up with other
    Jose> programs (namely, Scilab): if I get plt to plot something

Well, I think the problem arises because you did not start gui_thread
before you started to use the plt module.  What you should do is
something like this:

$ python
>>> import gui_thread
>>> <Importing wxPython...  done.>
>>> from scipy import plt
>>> plt.plot([1,4,9,16])

Hope this helps,

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