[SciPy-user] scipy.test() fail

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Wed Aug 31 11:34:31 CDT 2005


Ramon Crehuet wrote:

> Dear all,
>    I have downloaded and installed Scipy but I get a problem running 
> the tests. After a long output I get:
>
> >>>import scipy
> >>>scipy.test()
> .
> .
> .
> Don't worry about a warning regarding the number of bytes read.
> Warning: 1000000 bytes requested, 20 bytes read.
> .........................................................................................................................................../usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/scipy/interpolate/fitpack2.py:412: 
> UserWarning:
> The coefficients of the spline returned have been computed as the
> minimal norm least-squares solution of a (numerically) rank deficient
> system (deficiency=7). If deficiency is large, the results may be
> inaccurate. Deficiency may strongly depend on the value of eps.
>  warnings.warn(message)
> ...................Illegal instruction


This looks like an ATLAS bug to me.  I've seen issues like this crop up 
for me, too. I have to disable the tests for the bad ATLAS routines.

-Travis



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