[SciPy-User] scipy.io.loadmat error when trying to read a .mat file

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Mon Oct 4 11:29:20 CDT 2010


On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Dharhas Pothina
<Dharhas.Pothina@twdb.state.tx.us> wrote:
>
> hmm. That site should be outside our firewall. I'll send you the smaller file via email to your personal email, since I'm not sure what the list policy on attachment sizes.
>
> - dharhas
>
>>>> Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> 10/4/2010 11:04 AM >>>
> Mon, 04 Oct 2010 10:24:33 -0500, Dharhas Pothina wrote:
>> It looks like it fails with files generated by one of our instruments. I
>> was able to read in another type of matlab file without a problem. I
>> think I was able to read this type of file in a previous version of
>> scipy (can't tell you which one now, it was a long time ago), when I had
>> tested our ability to read this type of file. I also tried scipy v0.7.0
>> installed on one of our linux boxes just know and it gave me the same
>> error (but not the warning). Running the test suite on the windows box
>> gave me three errors listed below, on linux (w/ ver scipy 7.0) all tests
>> passed. I've posted two sample files at the links below. On windows I'm
>> installed with the scipy-0.8.0-win32-superpack-python2.6.exe binary.
>
> Ok, access to the failing file is probably needed to sort this out.
>
>> sample files:
>>
>> http://midgewater.twdb.state.tx.us/bays_estuaries/Publications
> \20100819125947.mat
>> (~330KB)
>> http://midgewater.twdb.state.tx.us/bays_estuaries/Publications
> \20100819102442.mat
>> (~18mb)

a forward slash does it for me:
http://midgewater.twdb.state.tx.us/bays_estuaries/Publications/20100819102442.mat

Josef

>
> I'm not able to access these -- maybe your institute has a firewall in
> between? You can also e.g. send the smaller file to me via mail.
>
>> scipy.io test errors on windows 32 bit:
> [clip]
>>   "C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\scipy\io\tests\test_array_import.py",
>
> There's no file named "test_array_import.py" in Scipy 0.8.0. You probably
> have some left-over files from Scipy 0.7.x in the directory. Anyway, the
> test suite seems to be in order.
>
> --
> Pauli Virtanen
>
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