thanks for your answer.
The correct file to look for is libcpgplot.a.Ok, I have added libcpgplot.a to $PGPLOT_DIR and the setup.py script
now finishes with
copying build/lib.linux-i686-2.2/ppgplot.so ->
But still I do have only the ppgplot.so file, and python keeps
complaining about "No module named ppgplot".