[Numpy-discussion] new chararray test fails on Mac OS X

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Fri Jul 11 02:06:05 CDT 2008


2008/7/11 Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 09:26, Alan McIntyre <alan.mcintyre@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 10:06 AM, Christopher Hanley <chanley@stsci.edu> wrote:
>>>  From the svn log it looks like the tests are intended to fail?  However
>>>  I would prefer tests that are designed only to fail when problems
>>> occur.  Otherwise we end up with problems with our automatic build and
>>> test scripts.
>>
>> Sorry about that, I just wanted to make sure the tests would actually
>> fail on all the builders before the bug in chararray is fixed.  I just
>> checked in a change that disables the failing portions of the test.
>
> For things that you don't expect to be platform specific, there is no
> need. For things that you do expect to be platform specific on
> platforms that you cannot access, please ask for volunteers. Make an
> SVN branch if the changes are extensive.

Branches may also be built using the buildbot.

Stéfan


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