[Numpy-discussion] Floating point exception with numpy and embedded python interpreter

Andrew Straw strawman at astraw.com
Wed Apr 19 18:59:03 CDT 2006


Simon Burton wrote:

>On Wed, 19 Apr 2006 11:29:49 -0700
>Andrew Straw <strawman at astraw.com> wrote:
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>>>Is there a way of not using those units from numpy, to check if 
>>>that's what's going on? 
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>>>
>>I think that numpy only accesses the SSE units through ATLAS or other
>>external library. So, build numpy without ATLAS. But I'm not 100% sure
>>anymore if there aren't any optimizations that directly use SSE if it's
>>available.
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>We had to disable attlas-sse on our debian system for these exact
>reasons.
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If you're using debian sarge and the problem is your glibc, you can fix 
it: http://www.its.caltech.edu/~astraw/coding.html#id3




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