[Numpy-discussion] uniform() regression(?) in svn

Andrew Jaffe a.h.jaffe at bakerjaffe.plus.com
Mon Jul 31 08:54:06 CDT 2006


Hi-

Darren Dale wrote:
> I just updated from svn; test_regression looks good. Unfortunately, I need to 
> report a new error:
> 
> ======================================================================
> ERROR: check_singleton (numpy.lib.tests.test_getlimits.test_longdouble)
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/lib/tests/test_getlimits.py", 
> line 33, in check_singleton
>     ftype = finfo(longdouble)
>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/lib/getlimits.py", line 49, 
> in __new__
>     obj = object.__new__(cls)._init(dtype)
>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/lib/getlimits.py", line 75, 
> in _init
>     'numpy %s precision floating point number' % precname)
>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/lib/machar.py", line 210, in 
> __init__
>     raise RuntimeError
> RuntimeError


I've found this error, too, under PPC OSX w/gcc 4.0 -- a very different
system, as far as I can tell (Ticket #209). Note that this appears only 
with a > 1 argument to numpy.test(), so not everyone will notice it.













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