[ndnSIM] question about PyViz visualizer when installing

yao hu huyao0107 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 22:48:31 PST 2013

Dear Alex,

Thanks very much for your explanation. After I did the following
instruction, it works now.

sudo yum install graphviz-devel
sudo easy_install pygraphviz

And also I can run the example simulations in visualizer.

Thanks again for your reply.

2013/3/10 Alex Afanasyev <alexander.afanasyev at ucla.edu>

> Hi Yao,
> Sorry for the delayed reply.  I was trying to figure out what is happening
> with Fedora.  Apparently, pygraphviz is not yet packaged  even in the
> latest Fedora (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740687) and
> graphviz-python is apparently something totally different and unrelated to
> pygraphviz.
> In any case, there is an easy method to make it work on Fedore (I just
> updated downloading section on ndnsim.net website):
> sudo yum install pygoocanvas python-kiwi graphviz-python
> # easy_install method, since pygraphviz is not yet packaged into Fedora (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740687)
> sudo yum install graphviz-devel
> sudo yum install python-pip
> sudo easy_install pygraphviz
> I just checked these instruction in my fresh fedora 16 installation
> running in a virtual machine and they are worked.  I was even able to run
> an example simulation in visualizer.
> Let us know if you still have problems.
> ---
> Alex
> On Mar 6, 2013, at 4:41 AM, yao hu <huyao0107 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Hello, everybody. I am new to ndnsim. I have a question about PyViz
> visualizer. Could you help me?
> I am a fedora16 user and now installing ndnsim according to the
> instruction on the HP
> http://ndnsim.net/getting-started.html#downloading-ndnsim-source.
> There is no problem when I `configure` without python bindings using the
> following command
> ./waf configure --disable-python --enable-examples
> However, when I `configure` using the following command in order to run
> simulations with visualizer
> ./waf configure --enable-examples
> The PyViz visualizer line will be shown as follows
> PyViz visualizer : not enabled (Missing python modules: pygraphviz)
> It seems that the pygraphviz was not installed, but actually it has been
> already installed.
> Package graphviz-python-2.28.0-11.fc16.i686 already installed and latest
> version
> Does anybody know what is the cause of this? Thanks in advance!
> Regards,
> huyao
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