[Numpy-discussion] long double woes on win32

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Aug 16 12:15:02 CDT 2008


On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 11:10 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > That's my opinion also, I just thought that -DNOLONGDOUBLE was an easy
> way
> > to force that choice. David thinks that the function detection in the
> ufunc
> > module will be a problem.
>
> Forget what I said, I think I used a broken mingw toolchain, which
> caused the problems I got. In any case, I cannot reproduce the problem
> anymore.
>
> But forcing SIZEOF_LONG_DOUBLE to 8 at configuration stage caused test
> failures too (at different points, though):
>
> http://scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/890
>
> The first one looks strange.


I was just going to look at that; it's nice to have the ticket mailing list
working again. Is there an easy way to force the SIZEOF_LONG_DOUBLE to 8 so
I can test this on linux?

Chuck
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