Hi, my name is Erik, and I have a compiling problem. I hope
> to get it resolved in fewer than 12 steps.
Hi Erik -- if you succeed, then we'll have convincing proof that
compiling mpl on solaris is easier than giving up the sauce.
> In particular, I'm the Erik Curiel, referred to in this
> posting from a few months ago by John Hunter, who had (and
> still has) problems compiling mpb on solaris 10:
Remind me whether you are using the solaris compiler or gcc. As far
as I know, people have had more luck with gcc so if this is an option
for you, please use it. Skip Montanaro recently got mpl working on
Solaris with a few hacks to the distutils setup, and Nadia has as
Have you googled this error message (I assume you are still getting
"error: `::btowc" has not been declared"
Some posts suggest that it is a bug in the solaris C++ implementation.
Also, did you follow the advice in the paragraphs you linked to,
Fourth from the top and was
This thread is not related to matplotlib, and first response there
isn"t too helpful, but if you follow the rest of the thread you"ll
get lots of good information. In particular, this response
(including all the posts in the thread) looks helpful
If so, do you have anything to report from these attempts?
> Although I've asked John multiple times to forward me the
> information from Mike Rightmire and Thomas Wessell, who, it
So many questions, so little time. And a ring to hold to boot.
You'll have to forgive me.