Date: 2009-07-28 20:56:07 +0000 (Tue, 28 Jul 2009)
Update the INSTALL file so that it includes information about mathtex.
--- branches/mathtex/INSTALL 2009-07-28 19:55:30 UTC (rev 7301)
+++ branches/mathtex/INSTALL 2009-07-28 20:56:07 UTC (rev 7302)
@@ -17,6 +17,11 @@
with agg support and use one of the GUI agg backends: GTKAgg, WXAgg,
TkAgg or FLTKAgg.
+ In addition matplotlib can also optionally make use of mathtex, a
+ pure python TeX rendering library. In previous versions of
+ matplotlib this was built in, however it will split off in mid-2009.
+ To ease installation mathtex is included in matplotlib in lib/mathtex.
You will need to have recent versions of freetype, libpng and zlib
@@ -45,13 +50,16 @@
/some/path/include/somheader.h, put /some/path in the basedir list
for your platform.
Once you have everything above set to your liking, just do the usual
python setup.py build
python setup.py install
+ If mathtex is not already available on the system it can be installed
+ by following the instructions in lib/mathtex/INSTALL. The
+ dependencies are a subset of those required by matplotlib.
If you don't already have python installed, you may want to consider
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