[SciPy-dev] All newscipy tests pass, except on 64-bit system

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Wed Oct 26 16:39:08 CDT 2005

On Wed, 26 Oct 2005, Travis Oliphant wrote:

> Pearu Peterson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Yes! Now all newscipy tests pass on my 32-bit system but on Opteron I get
>> segfaults in fftpack tests. So far I have found that swapaxes might cause
>> these faults but I am not sure. For example, the following codelet
>>   tmp = zeros((1,1,1,1))
>>   swapaxes(tmp, 0, -1)
>> sometimes fails with intermediate error message
>>   free(): invalid pointer 0xac89c0!
> Does this only happen on 64-bit systems?  Or do others see this as well...

This happened only on 64-bit here.

But note that I have now enabled tests for signal, stats, special, etc
that give also a bunch of errors/failures on 32-bit system. signal tests 
give also segfaults, so, there remains some work to do.


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