[SciPy-user] Fwd: additional superpak problems
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
> 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:
>> ipython -pylab
>> 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/
>> backends/_tkagg.so: Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libfreetype.
>> Referenced from: /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/
>> Reason: image not found
>> Reverting back to the matplotlib at http://www.macpython.org/
>> 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,
> Vincent R. Nijs
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