[Numpy-discussion] Release blockers for 1.4.0 ?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Mon Dec 7 10:48:33 CST 2009


On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 8:24 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> There are a few issues which have been found on numpy 1.4.0, which worry
> me:
>
> # 1317: segfaults for integer division overflow
> # 1318: all FPU exceptions ignored by default
>
> #1318 worries me the most: I think it is a pretty serious regression,
> since things like this go unnoticed:
>
> x = np.array([1, 2, 3, 4]) / 0 # x is an array of 0, no warning printed
>
>
Hasn't that always been the case? Unless we have a way to raise exceptions
from ufuncs I don't know what else we can do.

Chuck
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