[Numpy-discussion] Bug Compiling Numeric on amd64

Todd Miller jmiller at stsci.edu
Mon Oct 4 09:21:32 CDT 2004


On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 10:48, Flavio Coelho wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> look at this:
> 
> >>> from RandomArray import *
> 
> >>> normal(2,2,10)
>  array([ 2.,  2.,  2.,  2.,  2.,  2.,  2.,  2.,  2.,  2.])
> 
> This is Numeric 23.1 compiled on my AMD64!!! I ran the same tests on a 32bit 
> P4 and it ran fine.
> Has anyone else seen this before?
> 

This was discussed here briefly last week after I forwarded your post
from matplotlib-users.  Pearu Peterson posted a patch which he had
already performed for SciPy and I applied it to Numeric on Source
Forge.  Thanks for raising the issue.

Regards,
Todd

> 
> luckily:
> 
> >>> from numarray.random_array import *
> 
> >>> normal(2,2,10)
> array([-0.04525638,  4.31467819, -0.17468357,  5.29377031,  0.84202135,
>         5.29593539,  4.69651532,  1.61354655,  1.10839236,  1.7743317 ])
> 
> Both modules were compiled on my gentoo box with:
> 
> gcc version 3.3.4 20040623 (Gentoo Linux 3.3.4-r1, ssp-3.3.2-2, pie-8.7.6)
> 
> any comments?
> 
> Flavio
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