The SVG backend, as called from the GUI frame on (GTKAgg),
> doesn't properly close it's file object after writing the
> I've been wondering why only half my svg-figures are saved
> ... the write-cache wasn't being flushed until the python
> process died.
It was my understanding that file handles close when they go out of
scope. Did you apply a patch that fixed your problem? Is it enough
Is there any chance you are running this app from a threaded shell, eg
ipython in the -pylab mode or -gthread mode?