[aur-general] qt3 backend in python-matplotlib

Stéphane Gaudreault stephane at archlinux.org
Fri Jan 14 16:51:12 EST 2011

Le 14 janvier 2011 16:47:39, Evangelos Foutras a écrit :
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Stéphane Gaudreault
> <stephane at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > I am preparing an update of python-matplotlib to version 1.0.1. This
> > package supports multiple backends for rendering graphics and plotting
> > windows. So far, our PKGBUILD supported QTAgg which requires the old
> > qt3. Considering that qt3 has no future, I wonder if it is still
> > necessary to provide this backend. Any objections if I drop it ?
> > 
> > I will also set the default backend to QT4Agg (user will still be able to
> > change the default in the matplotlibrc file or in their scripts).
> From what I understand Qt4 is supported, right? If so, I agree that
> it's reasonable to drop support for Qt3.

You are right, QT4 is still supported.


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