[Numpy-discussion] Small integers not promoted for calculations

Colin J. Williams cjw at sympatico.ca
Wed Oct 1 14:45:06 CDT 2003


This may have been logged already.

Colin W.

#tz.py
import numarray as N
import numarray.linear_algebra as L
b= N.array([[1, 2], [8, 3]], type= N.Int8)
print b
if b.type() not in L.LinearAlgebra2._array_kind:
  # Undocumented feature - Int8 or In16 not handled, try promotion
  b= b.astype(N.Int32)
  pass
c= L.inverse(b)
print c
pass

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File 
"C:\PROGRA~1\Python23\lib\site-packages\Pythonwin\pywin\framework\scriptutils.py", 
line 307, in RunScript
    debugger.run(codeObject, __main__.__dict__, start_stepping=0)
  File 
"C:\PROGRA~1\Python23\lib\site-packages\Pythonwin\pywin\debugger\__init__.py", 
line 60, in run
    _GetCurrentDebugger().run(cmd, globals,locals, start_stepping)
  File 
"C:\PROGRA~1\Python23\lib\site-packages\Pythonwin\pywin\debugger\debugger.py", 
line 591, in run
    exec cmd in globals, locals
  File "C:\Documents and Settings\cjw\Work\Test\tz.py", line 10, in ?
    c= L.inverse(b)
  File 
"C:\PROGRA~1\Python23\lib\site-packages\numarray\linear_algebra\LinearAlgebra2.py", 
line 141, in inverse
    return solve_linear_equations(a, num.identity(a.getshape()[0]))
  File 
"C:\PROGRA~1\Python23\lib\site-packages\numarray\linear_algebra\LinearAlgebra2.py", 
line 121, in solve_linear_equations
    t =_commonType(a, b)
  File 
"C:\PROGRA~1\Python23\lib\site-packages\numarray\linear_algebra\LinearAlgebra2.py", 
line 60, in _commonType
    kind = max(kind, _array_kind[t])
KeyError: Int8
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