[IPython-dev] [matplotlib-devel] Ctypes based prototype of PyOS_InputHook for wx 2.8 and 2.9

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org
Thu Jul 16 18:38:15 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 03:26:23PM -0700, Brian Granger wrote:
>    I am attaching a working ctypes based prototype of a module that allows wx
>    to be used interactively from *both* python and ipython.  It uses
>    PyOS_InputHook and has been tested on wx 2.8 and 2.9 (trunk) on Mac OS X
>    (python 2.5).

>    It can be used with an existing wx install and all versions of ipython,
>    but ***don't use the -pylab or -wthread flag***.  At this point, I need
>    help testing the heck out of this (window and linux users esp).  I have
>    run most matplotlib pylab_examples and they work fine.  I also need people
>    to try out things like ETS/Mayavi.  The current plan is to replace the
>    existing threaded shells in IPython with this (much simpler) code.

I won't be able to do that reliably before two weeks, I am travelling and
have deadlines on top of that. Maybe somebody else can try this?



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