[SciPy-Dev] cephes_smirnov never returns on mips/sparc/...

Yaroslav Halchenko lists@onerussian....
Fri Mar 30 13:35:00 CDT 2012

quite positive (may be not straight in cephes_smirnov but nowhere
near python ;) ) -- I will rebuild ones more -- previously gdb was
confused with source file was changed during build... hopefully this
time it would be cleaner -- it takes a bit though on that sparc ;)

On Fri, 30 Mar 2012, Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> > With recent scipy (including git master 0fbfdbc)

> > scipy.stats.ksone.fit

> > seems to stall (never return) on big-endian boxes and return (1.0, nan,
> > nan) on x86.  It seems that it is  working correctly with scipy
> > 0.7.2 (as it is now in Debian stable).

> Are you sure it really hangs in cephes_smirnov? I'd run the code with
> 'python -m pdb xxx.py' and step through the execution to be sure that
> the problem is not on the Python level.

> The only change made to cephes_smirnov since 0.7.2 is to make it return
> a NAN in undefined cases, so it seems unlikely the problem is there.  To
> check if the problem is in cephes_smirnov, set a breakpoint to
> cephes_smirnov in GDB and follow the execution.
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