[Numpy-discussion] Python ref count leak in numpy

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Fri Jul 4 15:02:43 CDT 2008


On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Michael Abbott <michael@araneidae.co.uk>
wrote:

> On Fri, 4 Jul 2008, Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> > Fri, 04 Jul 2008 11:51:19 +0000, Michael Abbott wrote:
> > > I hope this is going to the right place.  I've tried to submit a Trac
> > > ticket at http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ but unfortunately it
> > > won't let me log in, even though I've registered and successfully
> logged
> > > in as a SciPy user!  Grr.
> > Logged on the scipy.org wiki, or on the Trac? Numpy Trac, Scipy Trac and
> > the scipy.org website all require separate registrations.
>
> Well.  Bear with me...
>
> First the web sites.  I can find three different websites that appear to
> be relevant to NumPy.  Let's take a look, shall we?
>
> 1. http://numpy.scipy.org
>
> This is the first link on Google and appears to be the proper home of
> Numpy ... but although there's an extended essay on what Numpy is, and
> there are links to download the current version and to trelgol.com
> (bizzarely blocked by my employers!), there are no development resources
> there.  Oh, tell a lie: there's an e-mail address for this mailing list,
> but no links to the sign-on page or the archives.
>
> 2. http://sourceforge.net/projects/numpy/
>
> As the downloads are hosted here, this must be the proper home?  Evidently
> not.
>
> Ok, back to Google.
>
> 3. http://www.scipy.org/NumPy
>
> Oh, that's odd.  We're back on scipy.org, but in a different place.  How
> very strange.  Well, at least there's a Mailing Lists link ... and where
> do bugs go?  Developer Zone?  Ok.
>
> FINALLY I find out where the current SVN branch is hosted.  Good grief.
> Now to report my bug...
>
>
> Evidently I go to NumPy Developer's wiki (interesting -- is it Numpy or
> NumPy?) at http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy and register by following
> the link to "register first" at ... wait for ... at
>
>        http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scipy/register
>
> Notice that there is no numpy in that URL?
>
> When I finish registering (I notice with surprise that there's no e-mail
> for any notification, validation or lost password recovery; that's a
> shame), I'm taken to http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scipy , which is
> hardly surprising, but very confusing -- I wrote my ticket but finally
> noticed that I was on the SciPy tracker before submitting it.
>
> Earlier I'm sure I found text on the Developer Zone page to the effect
> that only one login was required.  I can't find it now, maybe it's been
> edited, or I'm looking in the wrong place.  Anyhow, the fact remains that
> there is no link to the numpy registration page.
>
> Well well well.  If I manually edit the link (Trac won't actually let me
> visit the SciPy registration page anymore, oddly enough) to
>
>        http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/register
>
> then I get a new registration page.  And, remarkably, it works (though
> giving separate passwords for the two logins creates its own headaches
> with Firefox).
>
>
Curiously, you didn't find the root page: http://www.scipy.org/. At the top
there are icons that link to all the things you were looking for. I blame
Google ;)

Chuck
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