[Numpy-discussion] doctests failing in ipython

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jul 11 02:40:55 CDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 02:37, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 12:29 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yes. This is well-known. IPython cannot run doctests in general
>> without modification. This is not a bug in numpy's tests; just an
>> incompatibility between IPython and doctest.
> Couple of questions:
> - how are these being run?  I'm trying
> np.test('full',doctests=True)
> and I get the same
> Ran 1746 tests in 5.104s
> FAILED (errors=5)
> from current SVN.  But I don't get any doctest failure.
> - Does %doctest_mode not help with the error Charles is getting?

Probably. I forgot about that.

Robert Kern

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