[Numpy-discussion] failure building trunk with mingw

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Sun Nov 22 09:01:44 CST 2009


On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 11:45 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Might be nice to print out the actual values of np.spacing and np.nextafter
> here.
>

Yes, I should add some utilities to print those for this kind of test.
But in this case, I know the problem: mingw gcc use 80 bits long
double but it uses the MS runtime which considers double and long
double to be the same (8 bytes).

I think the real fix is to force npy_longdouble to be double on mingw,
but I don't want to make that change now for 1.4.0.

David


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