[SciPy-dev] scipy.test() abruptly quits on scipy svn 0.7.0.dev5241

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Dec 11 00:13:34 CST 2008


Peter Norton wrote:
> I've had the same result for the last few checkouts. I've been
> building with numscons, and as far as I can tell no severe errors are
> coming up in the build. However I get this:
>
> ....zswap:n=4
> ..zswap:n=3
> ....
> ****************************************************************
> WARNING: clapack module is empty
> -----------
> See scipy/INSTALL.txt for troubleshooting.
> Notes:
> * If atlas library is not found by numpy/distutils/system_info.py,
>   then scipy uses flapack instead of clapack.
> ****************************************************************
>
> ...Result may be inaccurate, approximate err = 1.91669384639e-08
> ........SSS.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ESSSSSSSSSSS.
> ** On entry to CLASCL parameter number  4 had an illegal value
> $ echo $?
> 0
>
> This looks like it's bailing out, but it doesn't appear to be exiting
> with any errors. This was invoked as:
>   

Yes, this is basically a library fatal error (illegal value means that
the sunperf will call exit I believe, assuming you are using sunperf),
and I don't think we can catch it in numpy/scipy (it is a bug that the
error happens at all, though). IOW, it is a crash.

David


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