[SciPy-User] Bottleneck

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Wed Dec 1 18:19:04 CST 2010


On 12/1/10 4:09 PM, Keith Goodman wrote:
>> I frequently run software on
>> machines that only have NumPy installed.
>
> Seems like a strange discussion to have on the scipy list :)

True -- and yet I didn't have scipy on this machine yet, either...

> I don't want to have a hole in my unit test coverage. But I could copy
> over the nan functions in scipy stats. And I guess the benchmark could
> use those too. And then skip moving window benchmarks against
> scipy.ndimage for those who don't have scipy installed.

I'd vote to have unit tests that don't require scipy, but I think it's 
fine that the benchmarks do -- that's kind of the point of them -- 
comparing bottleneck to the raw scipy functions.

-Chris



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