[Numpy-discussion] numpy and python 2.6 on windows: please test
Tue Mar 3 13:31:37 CST 2009
>> Windows debug extensions have a suffix, d. If you don't install the
>> debug version of numpy, you can't use it with debug Python.
*red face* forgot about --debug.......
> Yes, this has actually nothing to do with python 2.6. I noticed the
> crash, thought naively it would be easy to fix, but it is actually quite
> nasty. I've reverted the change which introduced the crash for the time
> being (r6541).
In case this helps, there are only 2 test lines in a single test in
r6535 which crash the interpreter on python-2.6.1-win32:
numpy/ma/tests/test_mrecords.py, in test_get(),
- assert_equal(mbase_first.tolist(), (1,1.1,'one'))
- assert_equal(mbase_last.tolist(), (None,None,None))
mbase[int].tolist() crashes Python in _Py_Dealloc(PyObject *op).
mbase.tolist() does not.
> I am very unfamiliar with how debugging
> works on the python + windows + VS combination. If you have some
> insight/recommendations, I would be glad to fix this (e.g. how is this
> supposed to work ?)
I'm not sure if there's a better way, but I've found it easiest to run
python via a debug run from within VS, installing and testing numpy
from there. The 2.6.1 sources build fine with VS2008.
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