[Numpy-discussion] Segfault with dotblas on OS X 10.5.5/PPC (but not on Intel?)

Michael Abshoff michael.abshoff@googlemail....
Wed Nov 12 17:05:50 CST 2008

David Warde-Farley wrote:
> Hello folks,

Hi David,

> I'm doing some rather big matrix products on a G5, and ran into this.  
> Strangely on the same OS version on my Intel laptop, this isn't an  
> issue. Available memory isn't the problem either, I don't think, this  
> machine is pretty beefy.

Can you define that? People's definition vary :)

> I'm running the python.org 2.5.2 build of Python, and the latest SVN  
> build of numpy (though the same thing happened with 1.1.0).

IIRC that is a universal build for 32 bit PPC and Intel, so depending on 
the problem size 32 bits might be insufficient.



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