[IPython-dev] Mayavi broken TraitError

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitb.ac.in
Sat May 3 04:09:05 EDT 2014

On 5/1/14 1:56 PM, Arnd Baecker wrote:
> On Thu, 1 May 2014, Zeitlinie wrote:
>> Does anyone on this list use Mayavi for 3D visualization?
> A better place to ask is
>     MayaVi users<mayavi-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
>     enthought-dev<enthought-dev at enthought.com>

Indeed, that is the right forum to ask as this question is not IPython 
related at all.

> Support for VTK-6.x was announced two weeks ago,
> so you could give installing the development version
> of ETS a try, see http://code.enthought.com/source/
> To install this without root access to an arbitrary place
> you can do:
>     export PYTHONPATH=/MYDEST/lib/python2.7/site-packages/:$PYTHONPATH
>     python ets.py python setup.py develop --prefix=/MYDEST
> BTW: It seems that the bug you encounter is already described here:
>     https://github.com/enthought/mayavi/issues/127

Yes, all this is fixed in master, so using master is the best bet until 
we finish some further cleanup and cut a new release.


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