[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #495: maximum_sctype returns incompatible types on different computers

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Thu Apr 5 17:46:09 CDT 2007


#495: maximum_sctype returns incompatible types on different computers
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 Reporter:  socha       |        Owner:  somebody     
     Type:  defect      |       Status:  closed       
 Priority:  normal      |    Milestone:  1.0.2 Release
Component:  numpy.core  |      Version:  none         
 Severity:  normal      |   Resolution:  wontfix      
 Keywords:              |  
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Changes (by rkern):

  * status:  new => closed
  * resolution:  => wontfix

Comment:

 {{{maximum_sctype}}} is supposed to return the maximum scalar dtype of the
 appropriate kind that can be supported on the particular platform. Do not
 use it for cross-platform purposes.

 Stick to float64 and int32 if you want files that will work on any
 platform.

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