[SciPy-dev] lognormal(): TypeError: Cannot convert float to numpy.ndarray

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 18:14:33 CDT 2006

rex wrote:
> Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> [2006-09-11 15:34]:
>> rex wrote:
>>>>>> import scipy as S
>>>>>> S.random.lognormal(0.,1.,7)
>>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>>>   File "mtrand.pyx", line 930, in mtrand.RandomState.lognormal
>>> TypeError: Cannot convert float to numpy.ndarray
>> Thank you. The problem is in numpy, not scipy, but I found the problem and fixed 
>> it in SVN r3141.
> Wow, that was fast!! Thanks much. 
> I don't know if this means I need to rebuild SciPy also, but I'll find
> out soon enough...

Not for this fix. However, if the last time you built scipy was versus a rather 
older version of numpy, then numpy's C API may have changed. But that wasn't my 
fault.  :-)

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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