[Numpy-discussion] ticket 788: possible blocker

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon May 12 18:04:34 CDT 2008

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Eric Firing <efiring@hawaii.edu> wrote:
> Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
>  > 2008/5/12 Eric Firing <efiring@hawaii.edu>:
>  >> To close out this thread:
>  >>
>  >>  With r5155 Travis fixed the problem, so the ticket is closed.
>  >
>  > Strange, when I look over that patch, my keyboard automatically holds
>  > in Shift and starts typing 1 through 9:
>  >
>  > (*&@#*&@#&%@#(*&)@#
>  >
>  > I ask you with tears in my eyes: where is the regression test?
>  Stefan,
>  Maybe Travis could whip one up instantly, but I can't; I never figured
>  out what is the difference between the dtypes of the ndarray that
>  triggered the bug and the more common ones that don't, so I simply don't
>  know how to make a test case.  I'm sure I *could* figure it out, but it
>  might take quite a bit of time--and in the grand scheme of things, I
>  don't think that would be time particularly well-spent.  I can't make it
>  a priority.

The pickled array should be sufficient.

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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