[SciPy-user] install - floating point exception (scipy-tests)

Andrew Straw strawman at astraw.com
Thu Apr 27 22:40:19 CDT 2006


python at axtom.com wrote:

>Hi all,
>
>I have installed scipy, and have some fp exceptions when running the tests. 
>Does anyone else experiment the same thing?
>  
>
GNU libc version 2.3.2 has a bug "feclearexcept() error on CPUs with
SSE" (fixed in 2.3.3) which has been submitted to Debian but not fixed
in sarge.

See the following URL for more info, including links to the above bug
reports and patched .debs:
http://www.its.caltech.edu/~astraw/coding.html#id3



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