[SciPy-dev] Updated OS X build instructions -- test failures.

Andrew Jaffe a.h.jaffe at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 05:11:19 CST 2006

Andrew Jaffe wrote:
> Pearu Peterson wrote:
>>>From the comment in the machar.py source it seems to be a gcc 4.0 issue 
>>(PPC). What compiler are you using? Could you resend the error report 
>>after updating numpy from svn? Or better file a ticket to
> Pearu, thanks for the reminder: the old gcc 3.3 vs 4.0 problem. The good 
> news is that switching to 3.3 fixes the machar problem. However, there 
> are new failures, at least with the version 1840 from svn.
...  [[ error messages removed ]]
> Also, I've found another problem, not in the unittests, with 
> linalg.cholesky_decomposition:
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/linalg/linalg.py 
> in cholesky_decomposition(a)
> --> 129     return transpose(triu(a,k=0)).copy()
> NameError: global name 'triu' is not defined
> Thanks for the great and quick work to all, especially Travis!

And, since he seems to have fixed all of these bugs within about 1/2 an 
hour of my posting them -- thanks also to Pearu!!


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