[Numpy-discussion] Tests 32/64 bits

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Apr 7 18:04:34 CDT 2008


On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 3:56 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
>  here's the output difference between 32/64 bit tests run:
>
>  bic128[scipy]$ diff -u tests_32.txt tests_64.txt
>  --- tests_32.txt        2008-04-07 15:54:29.000000000 -0700
>  +++ tests_64.txt        2008-04-07 15:53:58.000000000 -0700
>  @@ -611,12 +611,6 @@
>   testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>   testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>   testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>  -testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>  -testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>  -testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>  -testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>  -testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>  -testip_types (numpy.core.tests.test_multiarray.TestPutmask) ... ok
>   testip_zero (numpy.tests.test_linalg.TestMatrixPower) ... ok
>   testip_zero (numpy.tests.test_linalg.TestMatrixPower) ... ok
>   testip_zero (numpy.tests.test_linalg.TestMatrixPower) ... ok
>
>
>  On 32 bits, 869 are found and on Fedora x86_64, it's 863.  Above is
>  the difference (requested by rkern).

I think this is fine. The different arises because of extra scalar
types on the 32 bit system that don't show up on the AMD system,
presumably float96 and complex192. Check numpy.sctypes for the
difference.

-- 
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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