[Python-apps-team] Bug#499580: mayavi2: rendering issues

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitb.ac.in
Sat Oct 4 07:21:35 UTC 2008

Varun Hiremath wrote:
>> http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16072
> Bingo! I have Intel GM965/GL960 graphics card and I get the exact same
> error when I run:
> I am using xserver-xorg-core 1.4.2 and libgl1-mesa-dri 7.0.3. The
> versions that seem to fix this problem -- xserver 1.5.0 and
> libgl1-mesa-dri 7.1 are both available in debian/experimental, though
> I haven't tried them yet.

It would be really awesome if you could try those and see if it fixes 
your problem.  In that case we could recommend to people to use that 
version when they report this problem -- many people suffer from this bug.

>>> Also, was some "explorer" function removed from mayavi2 in the new
>>> version?
>> Not sure.  Envisage plugins have changed so the explorer may not be  
>> exposed in the shell, however, I am not sure where the explorer is in  
>> the 3.x code base or if it works at all.  That was a Pyface/traits  
>> package that I did not write... :(
> Okay, thanks. Should I ask on enthought-dev?

Yes, don't tag the message to be mayavi specific if not it could fall 
through the cracks.  Thanks!


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