[SciPy-dev] scipy_core Solaris Build: Good and Bad News

Christopher Hanley chanley at stsci.edu
Fri Oct 21 09:40:28 CDT 2005

Travis Oliphant wrote:
> If they are installed, then they are not being linked apparently.  Are 
> there special command switches that must be used to link isinf on that 
> system?  
> This appears that isinf is being found and linked against correctly at 
> configure time, but not at build time.  I don't know why.  
> Since HAVE_ISNAN is defined, the system does not define a separate isinf 
> command (which it would if HAVE_ISNAN where not defined).  What happens 
> if you comment out the #define HAVE_ISNAN?
> -Travis

Hi Travis,

Well, commenting out #define HAVE_ISNAN has resulted in a "Good News" / 
"Disturbing News" situation.  I am now able to successfully import 
scipy.base with no error messages.  However, when I attempted 
scipy.test() I am receiving a bus error.  The session log is below:

basil> ipython
Python 2.4.1 (#2, Apr  6 2005, 14:41:45) [C]
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

IPython 0.6.12 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
?       -> Introduction to IPython's features.
%magic  -> Information about IPython's 'magic' % functions.
help    -> Python's own help system.
object? -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.

In [1]: import scipy.base as sb

In [2]: sb.test()
   Found 2 tests for scipy.base.umath
   Found 23 tests for scipy.base.function_base
   Found 3 tests for scipy.base.getlimits
   Found 9 tests for scipy.base.twodim_base
   Found 3 tests for scipy.base.matrix
   Found 44 tests for scipy.base.shape_base
   Found 42 tests for scipy.base.type_check
   Found 4 tests for scipy.base.index_tricks
   Found 0 tests for __main__
.......................Bus error (core dumped)


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