[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #630: If float('123.45') works, so should numpy.float32('123.45')

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#630: If float('123.45') works, so should numpy.float32('123.45')
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 Reporter:  AndrewStraw  |        Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect       |       Status:  new     
 Priority:  low          |    Milestone:  1.0.5   
Component:  numpy.core   |      Version:  none    
 Severity:  normal       |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:               |  
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Comment (by philbinj):

 OK, the attached patch doesn't currently work (and leaks an object). I've
 attached f32_from_str.patch which works for me.
 {{{
 In [1]: import numpy as N

 In [2]: N.float32('1.2345')
 Out[2]: 1.2345001
 }}}

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Ticket URL: <http://scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/630#comment:9>
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