[SciPy-dev] test errors blocking 0.7.x branch
Wed Jan 7 12:26:23 CST 2009
On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:59 AM, Matthieu Brucher
> 2009/1/7 David Cournapeau <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> Matthieu Brucher wrote:
>>> Hi Jarrod,
>>> It won't be enough, the segfault will always be there unless the test
>>> is not executed or modified so that nothing is displayed.
>> Do you know what causes the problem ? It is some bad interaction between
>> the MS C++ runtime and mingw for cout ?
> No, I don't know (I never use mingw), but I think there was much
> discussion here on the interactions between mingw and the C++ runtime
> causing segfaults, wasn't there ?
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The changed test file with the skip decorator is missing `import sys`:
py", line 37, in TestExtModule
@dec.knownfailureif(sys.platform == 'win32',
NameError: name 'sys' is not defined
(I didn't rebuild scipy, I just copied the test file into my install.)
With the skip, I get a KnownFailureTest error but no crash
I think, Robert Kern mentioned that the crash with writing to cout is
a bug in MingW 3.45
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