[Numpy-discussion] numpy revision 3056 will not build on RHE3 or Solaris

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Thu Aug 24 11:34:47 CDT 2006


Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Christopher Hanley wrote:
>   
>> Good Morning,
>>
>> Numpy revision 3056 will not build on either Red Hat Enterprise 3 or 
>> Solaris 8.  The relevant syntax errors are below:
>>
>>   
>>     
> I'd like to see which platforms do not work with the npy_interrupt.h 
> stuff.  If you have a unique platform please try the latest SVN. 
>
> There is a NPY_NO_SIGNAL define that will "turn off" support for 
> interrupts which we can define on platforms that won't work.
>
>   

In particular,  if the signal handling works on your platform, then

numpy.core.multiarray.test_interrupt()

should be interruptable.

Otherwise, it will continue until the incrementing counter becomes 
negative which on my system takes about 10 seconds

-Travis





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