Trying to build matplotlib as given in the subject:
freetype 2.3.12 (installed by standard procedure)
libpng 1.4.1 (installed by standard procedure)
Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) with Xcode 3.2.1 installed
fails according to
because there seems to be some not-backward compatible API change from
libpng 1.2 => 1.4. The error I get is the same as reported under this
URL. The log is attached as setup-build.log.
Also I attach setup-config.log which shows only configuration result
and the modified setupext.py, modified such that freetype2 and libpng
are found on my darwin Mac OS X 10.6. The changes are marked by my
I think I can fix this as given under the URL above and a workaround
would probably be to revert to libpng 1.2 but I think this isn't the
perfect solution either ...
I also noticed that the buildbot is failing currently, is this normal behaviour?
I found no such issue on the list, I'm reading since Feb 22 and libpng
1.4 was released Feb 25 according to
setup-build.log (7.52 KB)
setup-config.log (1.75 KB)
setupext.py (46.4 KB)