[SciPy-dev] test error on Solaris using Sun's compilers

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Wed Sep 11 15:44:58 CDT 2002

    >> I installed SciPy on a Solaris machine using Sun's C and Fortran
    >> compilers (hint for the unwary: this was *not* a straightforward
    >> exercise).

    Pearu> (I hope that you will contribute your solutions also to scipy.)

I'm still trying to figure out just what I've done. ;-) Note, though that
I'm doing this work for Enthought, so there is a fairly good chance anything
I manage to fix will get folded back into SciPy. ;-)

    >> I manually executed the code in scipy.stats.morestats.shapiro, and got
    >> different results from the statlib.swilk call.  On the Sun I got:
    Pearu> It looks like the test codes need a fix, maybe decimal-=1.

I will submit a patch.


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