[Slackbuilds-users] matplotlib missing (and patch)

Aleksandar Samardzic asamardzic at gmail.com
Sat May 29 06:28:06 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 7:51 AM, Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 27 May 2010 21:20:14 -0300
> João Felipe Santos <joao.eel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've noticed matplotlib is missing from the 13.1 repository (probably
>> because it needs a patch to compile with the new libpng), and since
>> scipy (and my work!) depends on it, I got the old version from 13.0
>> and updated it to (the newest version). In case the
>> maintainer does not have interest in updating it, I can take care of
>> this package.
>> I'm not very experienced with git, but following a tutorial I managed
>> to create a patch to add matplotlib to the master branch (attached).
>> If it is wrong please let me know and I can create it again (or forget
>> about it and get back to the good old tarball :).
> I'm going to add this to my branch, but if the previous maintainer
> (CC'd on this mail) wants to keep maintaining it, I'll revert that
> portion of the update that changed the maintainer.
> Alex, let me know if you object...

No, I've already mentioned to João, through private message, that I
would be glad if he'd be willing to take over the maintenance.

Also - I don't use numpy anymore too, so if anyone would be willing to
take over this one, that would be great...


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