[Numpy-discussion] new chararray test fails on Mac OS X

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jul 11 02:13:14 CDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 02:06, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
> 2008/7/11 Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>:
>> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 09:26, Alan McIntyre <alan.mcintyre@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 10:06 AM, Christopher Hanley <chanley@stsci.edu> wrote:
>>>>  From the svn log it looks like the tests are intended to fail?  However
>>>>  I would prefer tests that are designed only to fail when problems
>>>> occur.  Otherwise we end up with problems with our automatic build and
>>>> test scripts.
>>> Sorry about that, I just wanted to make sure the tests would actually
>>> fail on all the builders before the bug in chararray is fixed.  I just
>>> checked in a change that disables the failing portions of the test.
>> For things that you don't expect to be platform specific, there is no
>> need. For things that you do expect to be platform specific on
>> platforms that you cannot access, please ask for volunteers. Make an
>> SVN branch if the changes are extensive.
> Branches may also be built using the buildbot.

What is the procedure for requesting this? Do we just email you and
ask for the buildbots to build a particular branch?

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco

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