I have just tried to install the latest PyX 0.11.1, but I failed miserably.

I went back to the 0.10.0 version and things are looking much better. I have been able to run the simple examples on the PyX website, whereas nothing worked with 0.11.1

I wonder, has 0.11.1 been tested on Windows?

I am using Windows XP (prof) with Python 2.7.2 and MikTeX 2.9

The error I got was:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:\tmp\Script1.py", line 30, in <module>
    g.dolayout()
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\graph.py", line 485, in dolayout

    self.doaxiscreate(axisname)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\graph.py", line 215, in doaxiscr
eate
    self.axes[axisname].create()
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 575, in crea
te
    self.canvas = self.axis.create(self.data, self.positioner, self.graphtexrunn
er, self.errorname)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 238, in crea
te
    return _regularaxis._create(self, data, positioner, graphtexrunner, self.par
ter, self.rater, errorname)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 208, in _cre
ate
    variants[0].storedcanvas = layout(variants[0])
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\axis.py", line 134, in layo
ut
    self.painter.paint(canvas, data, self, positioner)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\graph\axis\painter.py", line 192, in p
aint
    t.temp_labelbox = canvas.texrunner.text_pt(t.temp_x_pt, t.temp_y_pt, t.label
, labelattrs)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\text.py", line 1223, in text_pt
    return self.text(x * unit.t_pt, y * unit.t_pt, expr, *args, **kwargs)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\text.py", line 1195, in text
    self.execute(expr, self.defaulttexmessagesdefaultrun + self.texmessagesdefau
ltrun + texmessages)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\pyx\text.py", line 910, in execute
    stdin=subprocess.PIPE, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.STDOUT, clo
se_fds=True)
  File "C:\Python27\lib\subprocess.py", line 637, in __init__
    raise ValueError("close_fds is not supported on Windows "
ValueError: close_fds is not supported on Windows platforms if you redirect stdi
n/stdout/stderr




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