[SciPy-dev] 0.8.0.dev5656 test_pbdv bug

Xavier Gnata xavier.gnata@gmail....
Mon Apr 13 16:47:16 CDT 2009


Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> Mon, 13 Apr 2009 19:38:04 +0200, Xavier Gnata wrote:
>   
>> This bug is still present in 0.8.0.dev5656:
>>     
> [clip]
>   
>> A bug free testsuite is a very important item to advertise scipy in a
>> industrial context. Could someone help me to kill this old bug? 
>> (ubuntu 64bits).
>>     
>
> If you want to help, the first step in fixing special.pbdv would be to 
> write improved tests for it; just edit test_basic.py to add relevant 
> tests, and do
>
> 	svn diff test_basic.py > test-special-pbdv.patch
>
> and attach the patch to the corresponding Trac ticket:
>
> 	http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/ticket/803
>
> Tests for checking the function values at a couple of special points and 
> around "difficult points" (singularities, zeros) would be useful for us.
>
>   
Well it could be no problem but first I would like to get some feedback
on my comments on
http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/ticket/803
Special functions are tricky things...many slightly different ways to
define them...

Xavier



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