[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #950: multiply empty arrays gives nonzero result

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Thu Nov 6 04:17:56 CST 2008

#950: multiply empty arrays gives nonzero result
 Reporter:  pierre      |        Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect      |       Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal      |    Milestone:  1.3.0   
Component:  numpy.core  |      Version:  none    
 Severity:  normal      |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:              |  
Comment (by pv):

 Ok, apparently the point was that the result is nonzero for the first

 I note the result array is initialized with zero bytes in _dotblas.c
 before calling BLAS, but it appears it might be possible that it's not
 explicitly initialized in PyArray_MatrixProduct (the inner loops probably
 won't run for dimensions equal 0).

Ticket URL: <http://scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/950#comment:2>
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