Thanks to the response to my previous message, I have managed to get
matplotlib to compile, but unfortunately without the TKAgg backend,
because when I attempt to build, I get the following message:
* Tkinter present, but header files are not found.
* You may need to install development packages
Looking at setupext.py, this looks like it can't find tk.h in any of
the include directories. But in my win32_static\include folder, I
have got a tk.h. I've tried various locations for the tk headers, but
it still seems to struggle. I even tried setting the basedir setting
in setupext.py to point directly at my tcl;tk library leftover from my
Anyone got any thoughts - this is the last thing I need before I can
actually use matplotlib in my application!