[Numpy-discussion] ticket 788: possible blocker
Mon May 12 18:34:57 CDT 2008
Robert Kern wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Eric Firing <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
>> > 2008/5/12 Eric Firing <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> >> To close out this thread:
>> >> With r5155 Travis fixed the problem, so the ticket is closed.
>> > Strange, when I look over that patch, my keyboard automatically holds
>> > in Shift and starts typing 1 through 9:
>> > (*&@#*&@#&%@#(*&)@#
>> > I ask you with tears in my eyes: where is the regression test?
>> Maybe Travis could whip one up instantly, but I can't; I never figured
>> out what is the difference between the dtypes of the ndarray that
>> triggered the bug and the more common ones that don't, so I simply don't
>> know how to make a test case. I'm sure I *could* figure it out, but it
>> might take quite a bit of time--and in the grand scheme of things, I
>> don't think that would be time particularly well-spent. I can't make it
>> a priority.
> The pickled array should be sufficient.
I did not realize it was OK to include test data files in the tests
subdirectory, but now I see that there is one, testdata.fits.
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