# [Numpy-discussion] Windows_XP buildbot error.

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Mon Jul 21 21:00:57 CDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 6:59 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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).
>

I think this is an ongoing problem with the temp files on windows. ISTR a