experience of installing on os x 10.2

Dear all,

A few days ago, I was trying to install matplotlib
into os x 10.2, with the help from John I have managed
to get it to work at the end.

So please find the following information useful if you
are thinking of building one under the os x Jaguar

System information: Mac OS X 10.2.8, gcc version 3.1,
                    Apple X11 Beta 3 and Fink

* make sure zlib, libpng and freetype2 are installed
  either in /usr/local or /sw. If you are fink user,
  don't install freetype. If you have, remove it,
  becuase it will cause confusion for the package to
  config later on

* install Numeric or numarray (I did it through
  fink, no problem) and change the NUMERIX setting in
  setup.py and .matplotlibrc accordingly

* I have also installed pygtk through fink as my
  alternative GUI framework (you don't have to if
  you don't want it). If you do, you need to add an
  extra line onto your .cshrc or .tcshrc to tell where

  pkgconfig is on your path (I did the installation
  through fink)

  setenv PKG_CONFIG_PATH "/sw/lib/pkgconfig"

* Now X11, if you are using Apple X11 Beta 3, you also
  need the X11 SDK installed. Then if you haven't
  done it, you should also install system-xfree86-42
  through fink so that all the required header files
  will be in /usr/X11R6/include/X11 and all the
  files will be in /sw directory

  Up to this point if you don't do anything on the
  path setting for the X11 header files, you would get

  errors like tk.h/tcl.h couldn't find the X11/Xlib.h
  file when you compile. There are two ways to tackle
  this, depending your own preference. I believe
  they both work eventually.

  1) create symbolic link from /usr/X11R6/include/X11
     to /sw/include/X11, I think the command is like
     this (correct me if I am wrong)
     ln -s /usr/X11R6/include/X11 /sw/include/

  2) include /usr/X11R6/include/X11 as basedir into
     your setupext.py of matplotlib

* change the basdir in setupext.py into either
  'darwin':['/sw'] or
  according to what you did in previous step

* type 'python setup.py insatll' in root mode or
  type 'sudo python setup.py install' otherwise,
  sit back and the installation process should go

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