# [Numpy-discussion] Windows_XP buildbot error.

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Mon Jul 21 19:59:10 CDT 2008

On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 11:34 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> The log file shows:
>
>   File
> "c:\numpy-buildbot\numpy\b11\install\Lib\site-packages\numpy\lib\tests\test_format.py",
> line 429, in test_memmap_roundtrip
>     fp = open(nfn, 'wb')
>
> IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:
> 'c:\\docume~1\\thomas\\locals~1\\temp\\tmp_yrykj\\normal.npy'
>
> Is this some sort of permissions error or something specific to Thomas'
> machine? I don't want this to show up in the 1.1.1 release and I'm wondering
> if there is an easy fix besides disabling the test.

It is not specific to Thomas' machine, I had the same problems on all
my machines running windows xp. I believe it is a problem related to
path idiosyncraties/encoding, but I could not find a way to solve it
(I did not try hard).

cheers,

David