[Pythonmac-SIG] Problems with MacPython packages at pythonmac.org - numpy, scipy, matplotlib
adam at peterbull.com
Tue Sep 26 20:11:26 CEST 2006
Hi, I'm told this is the right place to discuss problems with the
packages at pythonmac.org? There are a few things that need fixing:
The supplied version of scipy, 1.5.0, doesn't work with the supplied
version of of numpy, 1.0b5; it gives an error when importing.
Updating numpy to 1.0rc1 would fix the problem.
The matplotlib package, by default, uses the WXAgg backend, which is
rather buggy, and frequently freezes on my machine. However, TkAgg
works fine; compiling with TkAgg as the default would make things
easier for users, and also remove the dependency on wxPython.
Thanks to whoever maintains the packages, by the way, they're very
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