[Numpy-discussion] numpy.test error on G5 PPC

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 19:50:18 CST 2007


Vincent Nijs wrote:
> ======================================================================
> FAIL: check_large_types (numpy.core.tests.test_scalarmath.test_power)
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File 
> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packag
> es/numpy/core/tests/test_scalarmath.py", line 46, in check_large_types
>     assert b == 6765201, "error with %r: got %r" % (t,b)
> AssertionError: error with <type 'numpy.float128'>: got 0.0
> 
> ======================================================================
> FAIL: check_types (numpy.core.tests.test_scalarmath.test_types)
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File 
> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packag
> es/numpy/core/tests/test_scalarmath.py", line 19, in check_types
>     assert a == 1, "error with %r: got %r" % (atype,a)
> AssertionError: error with <type 'numpy.float128'>: got 1.0

I've entered a ticket for these.

  http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/433

However, I don't see either of these behaviors on Intel OS X 10.4, and I do not
have a G5 available to me to debug the problem.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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