[Numpy-discussion] ANN: NumPy 1.5.0 beta 2

Michael Droettboom mdroe@stsci....
Wed Aug 18 14:41:55 CDT 2010


On 08/17/2010 08:10 PM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 3:08 AM, Charles R Harris 
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com <mailto:charlesr.harris@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>
>
>     On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 11:27 AM, Michael Droettboom
>     <mdroe@stsci.edu <mailto:mdroe@stsci.edu>> wrote:
>
>         I'm getting one unit test error on SunOS 5.8 UltraSPARC 5,
>         with  Sun WorkShop 6 update 2 C 5.3 Patch 111679-14 2004/02/20:
>
>         ======================================================================
>         ERROR: test_ldexp (test_umath.TestLdexp)
>         ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>         Traceback (most recent call last):
>           File
>         "/home/mdroe/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/numpy/core/tests/test_umath.py",
>         line 388, in test_ldexp
>             assert_almost_equal(ncu.ldexp(np.array(2., np.longdouble),
>         np.array(3, np.int16)), 16.)
>         TypeError: function not supported for these types, and can't
>         coerce safely to supported types
>
>         Any thoughts?
>
>         Mike
>
>
>     Does it worki for other SunOS versions? Can you pin down a bit
>     more which types work and which not? I suspect that the longdouble
>     may be a problem, but that's just because quad precision is mostly
>     a Sun (Oracle?) thing.
>
>
> It's http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/1499. Fixed for Windows in 
> r8625, can you check if the same fix works on SunOS?
This fix does not seem to resolve the test.

Mike

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Michael Droettboom
Science Software Branch
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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