[Numpy-discussion] ticket 788: possible blocker

Eric Firing efiring@hawaii....
Mon May 12 18:34:57 CDT 2008

Robert Kern wrote:
> 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.

I did not realize it was OK to include test data files in the tests 
subdirectory, but now I see that there is one, testdata.fits.


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