I've been using the cvs version on Mandrake, but I'll need
> to be working in WinXP and using the "embedded TkAgg"
> facility. I looked into compiling on WinXP, but that looks
> like something I'd like to avoid.
> Is it too much to ask for an upgrade to the Windows
> installer? Alternatively, tell me that compiling is not as
> bad as it looks, and that it actually goes rather smoothly.
setupext.py points you to
http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/win32_static.tar.gz which is
required. There is a README in that dir that contains detailed build
If this proves too much of a pain, I'm sure Todd or I could provide a
build for you in the not-too-distant future.
Paul, do you have an estimate on when the remaining font issues (eg
the font size setting problem) will be cleared up? I think we're due
for the 0.53 release.