I get the following output:
> voss@...8... [~/src/mpl/test] ./test.py --numarray fisch
> Floating point exception
I suggest you rm -rf site-packages/matplotlib and
site-packages/numarray and your matplotlib build directory.
Then do a clean install of both packages, matplotlib cvs and numarray
1.1.1 or cvs. Then try again, being mindful of which backend you are
running under with -dSomeBackend and perhaps increasing the verbose