[Numpy-discussion] numpy.fromstring() : error handling ?

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Thu Aug 7 16:34:13 CDT 2008


Thu, 07 Aug 2008 22:44:20 +0200, oc-spam66 wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> the following code drives python into an endless loop :
> 
>>>> import numpy
>>>> numpy.fromstring("abcd", dtype = float, sep = ' ')
> 
> I think the function numpy.fromstring is lacking an adequate error
> handling for that case.
> 
> Is it a bug ?

It was fixed in r5438 and the fix is also in Numpy 1.1.1.

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Pauli Virtanen



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