[Numpy-discussion] ValueError: low level cast function is for unequal type numbers
Thu Dec 13 15:57:23 CST 2012
> the following code using np.object_ data types works with numpy 1.5.1
> but fails with 1.6.2. Is this intended or a regression? Other data
> types, np.float64 for example, seem to work.
I am also seeing this problem; there was a change to how string types
are handled in h5py 2.1.0 which triggers this bug. It's a serious
inconvenience, as people can't do e.g. np.copy(<hdf5 dataset object>)
> These downstream issues could be related:
Yes, this seems to be the cause of issue 217.
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