[Numpy-discussion] float128 / longdouble on PPC - is it broken?
Tue Oct 25 14:22:06 CDT 2011
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Pauli Virtanen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 25.10.2011 20:29, Matthew Brett kirjoitti:
>> In : (res-1) / 2**32
>> Out: 8589934591.9999999998
>> In : np.float((res-1) / 2**32)
>> Out: 4294967296.0
> Looks like a bug in the C library installed on the machine, then.
> It's either in wontfix territory for us, or in the "cast to doubles
> before formatting" one. In the latter case, one would have to maintain a
> list of broken C libraries (ugh).
How about a check at import time and a warning when printing? Is that
hard to do?
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