[SciPy-dev] test error on Solaris using Sun's compilers

eric jones eric at enthought.com
Wed Sep 11 16:03:27 CDT 2002


> -----Original Message-----
> From: scipy-dev-admin at scipy.net [mailto:scipy-dev-admin at scipy.net] On
> Behalf Of Skip Montanaro
> Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2002 3:45 PM
> To: scipy-dev at scipy.net
> Subject: Re: [SciPy-dev] test error on Solaris using Sun's compilers
> 
> 
>     >> I installed SciPy on a Solaris machine using Sun's C and
Fortran
>     >> compilers (hint for the unwary: this was *not* a
straightforward
>     >> exercise).
> 
>     Pearu> (I hope that you will contribute your solutions also to
scipy.)
> 
> I'm still trying to figure out just what I've done. ;-) Note, though
that
> I'm doing this work for Enthought, so there is a fairly good chance
> anything
> I manage to fix will get folded back into SciPy. ;-)

You can read this as "will get folded back in."  Skip has cvs access and
will be checking in any necessary changes that don't need review by the
"numeric geeks."

> 
>     >> I manually executed the code in scipy.stats.morestats.shapiro,
and
> got
>     >> different results from the statlib.swilk call.  On the Sun I
got:
>     ...
>     Pearu> It looks like the test codes need a fix, maybe decimal-=1.
> 
> I will submit a patch.

Things like this we'll need to help out with to make sure they make
numerical sense.

eric





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