I just added the stinkbug.png file to the sample_data repo so the
Image tutorial and other examples using this image could be run by
users making cbook.get_sample_data calls. But while it works fine
with a reasonably recent MPL, I tested with the system one in Ubuntu
11.10, and it does not find the file. The reason is simply that this
version of mpl still had the old SVN sample_data repo URL:
So the problem is that any users of 11.10 are now stuck with a 'frozen
in time' sample_data repo.
We can fix this easily by simply pushing over to sample_data an update
with any new files in the github one. Since that repo changes fairly
slowly and the changes typically involve just putting new files in and
no actual code, it should be fairly easy to do manually.
What do folks think? If you agree, I'm happy to push an update now
(I'm assuming the SVN repo is still writable, which might not be the