[SciPy-dev] Strange bug in linalg

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Tue Nov 16 09:49:17 CST 2004


Norbert Nemec wrote:

>>This one _might_ not be a scipy problem.  I don't have time to track it
>>right now, but google for Andrew Straw in the numarray list for some recent
>>messages regarding floating point exceptions.  He was running into similar
>>issues, and it turned out to be a very obscure glibc bug.  You might want
>>to look into that before spending too much more time on it from the python
>>side, since it was quite tricky to track down, and _not_ the kind of thing
>>you'd think of first.
> 
> 
> Thanks! That seems to be the answer. 

Glad it helped.  I know Andrew suffered for many months on this one, thinking 
it was a numarray bug but unable to corner it enough to get good developer 
feedback.  At least you didn't end up spending as much time on it :)

best,

f




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