Unit test error with numpy rc3

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Thu Oct 19 09:29:26 CDT 2006


Tim Hochberg wrote:
> Rudolph van der Merwe wrote:
>   
>> I get the following error with RC3 on a RHE Linux box:
>>
>> Python 2.4.3 (#4, Mar 31 2006, 12:12:43)
>> [GCC 3.4.5 20051201 (Red Hat 3.4.5-2)] on linux2
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>   
>>     
>>>>> import numpy
>>>>> numpy.__version__
>>>>>         
>>>>>           
>> '1.0rc3'
>>   
>>     
>
> On a visual studio build, I'm getting a real failure though:
>
>     FAIL: Ticket #112
>     ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>     Traceback (most recent call last):
>       File
>     "C:\Python24\lib\site-packages\numpy\core\tests\test_regression.py",
>     line 219, in check_longfloat_repr
>         assert(str(a)[1:9] == str(a[0])[:8])
>     AssertionError
>
> The code in question is dependent on the spelling of INF(or at least the 
> *length* of the spelling) on a given platform which is why it's failing. 
>   

Actually, you shouldn't be getting an INF at all.    This is what the 
test is designed to test for (so I guess it's working).  The test was 
actually written wrong and was never failing because previously keyword 
arguments to ufuncs were ignored. 

Can you show us what 'a' is on your platform.

-Travis


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