[SciPy-user] 64 bit on Mac?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri May 22 15:59:16 CDT 2009

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 15:57, Adam <keflavich@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks... I was missing something apallingly obvious.  I had installed
> ipython correctly but had the wrong version in my path, and I was
> relying on the modification date to tell me whether I was using the
> right one... which was incorrect.
> Of course, that could never fix all of the problems.  Now I have a
> font issues.... I will try to track it down:
>  File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/
> python2.6/site-packages/matplotlib/font_manager.py", line 52, in
> <module>
>    from matplotlib import ft2font
> ImportError: dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/
> lib/python2.6/site-packages/matplotlib/ft2font.so, 2): Symbol not
> found: _FT_Attach_File
>  Referenced from: /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/
> lib/python2.6/site-packages/matplotlib/ft2font.so
>  Expected in: dynamic lookup

Most likely, you do not have a 64-bit build of the FreeType library.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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