Bug created: http://paraview.org/Bug/view.php?id=13700

On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 8:44 AM, David Lonie <david.lo...@kitware.com> wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Tom T <tomt...@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I've been trying so far unsuccessfully to compile paraview and I'm not sure
>> what the error message means.
>> [snip]
>> /scratch/fronk/software/ParaView/VTK/Rendering/Matplotlib/vtkMatplotlibMathTextUtilities.cxx:
>> In member function ‘virtual bool
>> vtkMatplotlibMathTextUtilities::StringToPath(const char*, vtkPath*,
>> vtkTextProperty*)’:
>> /scratch/fronk/software/ParaView/VTK/Rendering/Matplotlib/vtkMatplotlibMathTextUtilities.cxx:581:
>> error: ‘Py_ssize_t’ was not declared in this scope
> Py_ssize_t is a type defined by the python C API, but it looks like it
> wasn't introduced until Python 2.5, so I'm guess that you have an
> older version of python installed? What is the output of "python
> --version"?
> The matplotlib library requires python >= 2.6, so if your python is
> older than this, you'll need to update your python installation, or
> disable matplotlib in the ParaView build by editing
> CMake/VTKModules.cmake and commenting out this section (around line
> 350):
> # Enable vtkRenderingMatplotlib for math text rendering if python is available
>   list (APPEND _vtk_modules vtkRenderingMatplotlib)
> endif()
> I'll push a patch to only enable the matplotlib module when python is
> an appropriate version.
> Thanks for the report!
> Dave
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