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

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Wed Sep 11 17:15:52 CDT 2002


> >     >> 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.

This is just a test issue.  Only single precision is used in the Fortran
code and so the test should not be expecting more precision than about 6
or 7 digits.

-Travis





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