[Numpy-discussion] ANN: NumPy 1.2.0
Charles R Harris
Mon Sep 29 12:30:10 CDT 2008
On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 11:27 AM, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 12:23, Charles R Harris
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Pauli Virtanen <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Mon, 29 Sep 2008 11:05:09 -0600, Charles R Harris wrote:
> >> [clip: assert in tests]
> >> > Using assert for this sort of thing is a bug, assert goes away with
> >> > -OO options. This needs to be fixed.
> >> "assert FOO" is used in quite many of Numpy's test cases, and it appears
> >> Nose endorses using assert (and uses it in its own tests).
> >> Should we go ahead and change all "assert FOO" in Numpy's tests to
> >> something like 'self.failUnless'?
> > I fixed the np.testing functions to use
> > if (foo) :
> > raise AssertionError("Da Bomb")
> > That way no changes to exception catching are needed, but the error will
> > still be raised when the -OO option is used. Strictly speaking, it isn't
> > quite right, but so it goes...
> When is -OO ever used for running tests? The assert statement is used
> for tests under nose.
When it is the default on windows platforms. There was a ticket..
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