[Numpy-discussion] OptimizationDemo [was: Numpy subversion compatibility with Scipy release? ]

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Jul 7 14:56:36 CDT 2006

Mark Heslep wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> The latest SVN revisions should match (it's a bug, otherwise). numpy 2761 is 
>> recent enough that an SVN checkout of scipy will probably be fine.
> Yes SVN scipy/numpy fix the problem. Sorry, I missed Travis's post on 
> scipy-user here:
> http://projects.scipy.org/pipermail/scipy-user/2006-June/008438.html
> to that effect.
> I should just get specific: I was simply trying to run the basic 
> optimization demo on the front page of the wiki as check on SVN 
> (http://www.scipy.org/Cookbook/OptimizationDemo1) and it appears SVN 
> scipy/numpy breaks matplotlib -0.87.2-1 (fc5) in the demo. Do I need SVN 
> matplotlib as well?

Yes, you do, thanks to the removal of the Numeric typecodes (Int32, etc.). 
However, the error you get looks to be unrelated.

Robert Kern

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