[Scipy-tickets] [SciPy] #225: sparse matrices don't support integer types

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Wed Aug 1 11:33:05 CDT 2007

#225: sparse matrices don't support integer types
 Reporter:  NeilenMarais  |        Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect        |       Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal        |    Milestone:          
Component:  scipy.sparse  |      Version:          
 Severity:  normal        |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:                |  
Comment (by wnbell):

 No objection here.  Regarding unit tests, you could make the matrices in
 arith_init() have nonzero integer parts (e.g. 0.125 -> 7.125) so the
 integer types are more thoroughly tested.

 The only potential problem I see is that sparse factorization methods
 (linsolve.spsolve) and iterative solvers (linalg.iterative) might expect

 Let me know if you have any questions w.r.t. sparsetools or the SWIG

Ticket URL: <http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scipy/ticket/225#comment:4>
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