[SciPy-Dev] request for testing: SciPy 0.7.2 RC1 + NumPy 1.4.1 RC1

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Tue Apr 6 15:03:09 CDT 2010


On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Bruce Southey <bsouthey@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/06/2010 10:11 AM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
>
> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:36 PM, Bruce Southey <bsouthey@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 04/05/2010 10:33 PM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Bruce Southey <bsouthey@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> HI,
>>> Scipy installed okay on Win7 pro 32 bit Python 2.6 but the tests were
>>> interesting.  Several times during the scipy.test() windows came and
>>> went. There are also warnings indicating some incompatibility.
>>
>> Windows should not be popping up, unless you're also running doctests with
>> plot commands. Any idea what they are? If not, can you narrow it down by
>> running tests for the individual modules?
>>
>> All I did was 'import scipy' and then run 'scipy.test()' so I do did not
>> tell it to run any doctests.
>
> So can you run the module tests?
>>>> scipy.integrate.test()
>>>> scipy.optimize.test()
> etc. Then maybe you can find out where those windows are coming from.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Why is the histogram warning here? It does say removal in Numpy 1.4 so
>>> should be gone. Also, shouldn't some of the other stats functions also
>>> be removed?
>>
>> These things should have been removed but weren't in 1.4.0, I just kept it
>> that way. It can still be removed of course, but maybe this is better done
>> (or already done) in trunk?
>>
>> David Huard did bring the histogram issue up but apparently it was no
>> addressed:
>> http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/numpy-discussion/2009-December/047389.html
>>
>> If it is not removed then can you please clarify what 'Numpy 1.4' means?
>>
>>
>
> Well, even though the numpy 1.4.0 binary was removed from sourceforge, I
> regarded that as 'Numpy 1.4'. So I see 1.4.1 as a bug-fix release for 1.4.0,
> not the place to remove something. Updating the docstring like David H.
> suggested makes more sense to me.
>
> That said, I don't feel strongly about it either way.
>>>
>>> While not your fault, we should not have these "FutureWarning" coming
>>> from the tests such as:
>>> Warning (from warnings module):
>>>  File "E:\Python26\lib\site-packages\scipy\io\matlab\mio.py", line 165
>>>    oned_as=oned_as)
>>> FutureWarning: Using oned_as default value ('column') This will change
>>> to 'row' in future versions
>>
>> The test output is very chatty. Again, I wanted to keep things the same as
>> 0.7.1 except for fixing the binary incompatibility issue. For 0.8 I think
>> all these warnings should be cleaned up, but does it make sense to do that
>> in this bug fix release?
>>
>> The same goes for the build output by the way, long lists of complaints
>> about tab characters, unused variables, etc. Would be good to start cleaning
>> that up for 0.8.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Ralf
>>
>> I understand this and know that there is a lot for scipy to improve on
>> especially in updating the tests (in my view test should not trigger
>> warnings).
>
> Agreed, no warnings should be triggered.
>>
>> You have done a great job in getting a functional release for both numpy
>> and scipy for windows.
>
> Thanks. Most of the credit has to go to David though for the good build
> infrastructure and helping me figure things out!
>
>>
>> Do you have the source release for Linux?
>>
> http://www.filefactory.com/file/b0h4fae/n/numpy-1.4.1rc1.tar.gz
> http://www.filefactory.com/file/b0h4f99/n/numpy-1.4.1rc1.zip
> http://www.filefactory.com/file/b0h4h16/n/scipy-0.7.2rc1.tar.gz
> http://www.filefactory.com/file/b0h4g9d/n/scipy-0.7.2rc1.zip
>
> The binaries for python 2.5 should still follow by the way. That requires me
> to duplicate my 2.6 build environment and may take a little bit of time.
>
> Cheers,
> Ralf
>
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> Hi,
> What scipy svn version was the release candidate obtained?
>
> The reason is that I tracked down the warning messages for some of the stats
> tests that were addressed 15 months ago by changeset 5396 (time stamp of
> '01/08/09 06:38:03'):
> http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/changeset/5396

Original branching of scipy 0.7.x was @5337

http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/log/branches/0.7.x?rev=5525

David started the cleanup in changeset/5396 soon after branching for 0.7

Josef

>
> Surely it should be based on a more recent svn version than that.
>
> Bruce
>
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