[SciPy-dev] bug in scipy_core fromstring() - MemoryError

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Mon Dec 5 11:44:51 CST 2005


Andrew Straw wrote:

>astraw at hdmg:~$ python
>Python 2.4.1 (#2, May  6 2005, 11:22:24)
>[GCC 3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-2)] on linux2
>Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
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>>>>import scipy
>>>>        
>>>>
>Importing test to scipy
>Importing base to scipy
>Importing basic to scipy
>  
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>>>>scipy.fromstring(' ',scipy.UInt8)
>>>>        
>>>>
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>MemoryError
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>  
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You are on 64-bit right?  As coincidence would have it, I just caught 
this one, while going through the code to finalize the major data-type 
surgery I'm doing on the fixtype branch. 

I'll fix it in the trunk shortly.

-Travis





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