Looking for a pure Python chart drawing module
robin at reportlab.com
Wed Sep 16 16:12:06 CEST 2009
> For those people that sugest use Blt. I use Blt a lot in linux and
> win32 but it is not port (yet) to TK8.5 so, it do not works with
> py2.6, and is really painfull to build in win32.
> Beside that, in order to use Blt, you need an instance of Tk running,
> ergo a XWindows running, an some times it is not the case for linux
> servers. In that cases I am using Mathplotlib, but a pure python
> solution will be GREAT!
We've been having some problems with Blt in various 64 bit versions of ubuntu. I
don't use it directly, but PMW does when it's available. I kept getting segfault
crashes opening up various dialogs. Googling eventually traced these to Blt.
Hacking the PMW code to make PMW run without BLT was fairly easy and did cure
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