[Python-modules-team] Bug#699528: python-matplotlib: PDF renderer draws strange artifacts on '%' character in matplotlib 1.1.1

Juergen Fuchsberger juergen.fuchsberger at uni-graz.at
Fri Feb 1 10:07:31 UTC 2013

Package: python-matplotlib
Version: 1.1.1~rc2-1
Severity: normal

Hi all,

This is a known bug from matplotlib 1.1.1, see

It is very annoying since many plot include % signs. An update to matplotlib
1.1.2 for wheezy should thus be made soon.

regards, Juergen

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages python-matplotlib depends on:
ii  libatk1.0-0                       2.4.0-2
ii  libc6                             2.13-35
ii  libcairo2                         1.12.2-2
ii  libfontconfig1                    2.9.0-7
ii  libfreetype6                      2.4.9-1
ii  libgcc1                           1:4.7.2-4
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0                2.26.1-1
ii  libglib2.0-0                      2.33.12+really2.32.4-3
ii  libgtk2.0-0                       2.24.10-2
ii  libpango1.0-0                     1.30.0-1
ii  libpng12-0                        1.2.49-2
ii  libstdc++6                        4.7.2-4
ii  python                            2.7.3~rc2-1
ii  python-cairo                      1.8.8-1+b2
ii  python-dateutil                   1.5+dfsg-0.1
ii  python-gobject                    3.2.2-1
ii  python-matplotlib-data            1.1.1~rc2-1
ii  python-numpy [python-numpy-abi9]  1:1.6.2-1
ii  python-pyparsing                  1.5.6+dfsg1-2
ii  python-support                    1.0.15
ii  python-tz                         2012c-1
ii  tcl8.5                            8.5.11-2
ii  tk8.5                             8.5.11-2
ii  zlib1g                            1:1.2.7.dfsg-13

Versions of packages python-matplotlib recommends:
ii  python-glade2  2.24.0-3
ii  python-tk      2.7.3-1

Versions of packages python-matplotlib suggests:
pn  dvipng                 <none>
ii  ipython                0.13.1-2
ii  librsvg2-common        2.36.1-1
ii  python-configobj       4.7.2+ds-4
pn  python-excelerator     <none>
ii  python-gtk2            2.24.0-3
pn  python-matplotlib-doc  <none>
pn  python-qt4             <none>
ii  python-scipy           0.10.1+dfsg1-4
pn  python-traits          <none>
pn  python-wxgtk2.8        <none>
ii  texlive-extra-utils    2012.20120611-2
ii  texlive-latex-extra    2012.20120611-2

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