I tried it out and it is fixed in the latest Enthought release 1.0.0beta4
Gary Ruben wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> A couple of us reported this last week on the scipy list and I think it
> should be fixed in the version which was just released by Enthought, so
> if your friend will persevere and grab the latest version, it should be
> OK - I hope to try it out today.
> Gary R.
> Rob Hetland wrote:
>> I am trying to help somebody get going on numpy/scipy/mpl. She is
>> having trouble when starting enthon's matplotlib. She is a PC user (I
>> am a unix/mac person), so I really don't know where to start finding the
>> problem. Below is her note to me. Any advice would be helpful.
>> I got the enthought python etc. distribution (dated 7/5/06) again after
>> talking to you, and still get the same error with "from pylab import *"
>> Unfortunately, I can't grab the text from the ipython shell window, but
>> the gist is that pylab.m, tries to import Xaxis and Yaxis from axis,
>> axis.py tries to get FontProperties from font_manager.py, which in turn
>> looks for ft2font in matplotlib. Which is where the error message box
>> saying "entry point _ctype could not be located in the dll lib
>> msvcr71.dll" gets created. Maybe we should get another dummy tester to
>> try it. My system has several mscvr71.dll's and it's probably choosing to
>> use the wrong one....