[Numpy-discussion] ANN: Numpy 1.6.0 beta 1

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@googlemail....
Thu Mar 24 14:47:24 CDT 2011


On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 12:34 AM, Derek Homeier
<derek@astro.physik.uni-goettingen.de> wrote:
> Hi again,
>
> On 23 Mar 2011, at 17:07, Ralf Gommers wrote:
>
>> I am pleased to announce the availability of the first beta of NumPy
>> 1.6.0. Due to the extensive changes in the Numpy core for this
>> release, the beta testing phase will last at least one month. Please
>> test this beta and report any problems on the Numpy mailing list.
>
> tests with the fink-installed pythons on MacOS X mostly succeeded,
> with one failure in python2.4 and a couple of issues seemingly
> related to PPC floating point accuracy, as below:
>
> OSX/Python      2.4                     2.5             2.6             2.7             3.1             3.2
> 10.5/i386       FAIL[1]                 pass    pass    pass    pass    pass
> 10.5/ppc        FAIL[1,2]       FAIL[2] FAIL[2] FAIL[2] FAIL[2] FAIL[2]
> 10.6/x86_64     n/a             pass    pass    pass    pass    pass
>
> Failures:
> [1]
> Python 2.4.4 (#1, Jan  5 2011, 03:05:41)
> [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5493)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>  >>> import numpy
>  >>> numpy.test('full')
> Running unit tests for numpy
> NumPy version 1.6.0b1
> NumPy is installed in /sw/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy
> Python version 2.4.4 (#1, Jan  5 2011, 03:05:41) [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple
> Inc. build 5493)]
> nose version 1.0.0
> ........
> FAIL: test_iterator.test_iter_broadcasting_errors
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/sw/lib/python2.4/site-packages/nose/case.py", line 187, in
> runTest
>     self.test(*self.arg)
>   File "/sw/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/core/tests/
> test_iterator.py", line 639, in test_iter_broadcasting_errors
>     'Message "%s" doesn\'t contain operand shape (2,3)' % msg)
>   File "/sw/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/testing/utils.py", line
> 34, in assert_
>     raise AssertionError(msg)
> AssertionError: Message "non-broadcastable output operand with shape
> (%zd,%zd) doesn't match the broadcast shape (%zd,%zd,%zd)" doesn't
> contain operand shape (2,3)

Mark just committed a fix for this, could you test the current 1.6.x
branch to see if that worked and report on
http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/1780?

Thanks,
Ralf


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