[Numpy-discussion] Numpy on Mac OS X python 2.6

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Mon Nov 24 22:02:13 CST 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:

> 1) This problem is specific to 2.6 and 2.5 works.


> 2) It's on Intel hardware?


Here is a minimal test which shows the problem:

import numpy as np
assert np.dtype('<f4').isnative

This fails on python 2.6, but works on 2.5. In both cases,
sys.byteorder returns little. So for some reasons, dtype description
(see other failures) is not working on 2.6.


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