[SciPy-user] SciPy in svn can't find "comb" or "factorial", is noisy, and doesn't find AMD math lib

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Sun Nov 13 16:27:48 CST 2005

On Sun, 13 Nov 2005, Robert Dick wrote:

> The latest release is a year old so I built SciPy_core and SciPy from svn.
> Bugs: Attempt by Lib/signal/filter_design.py to import 'comb' from scipy
> fails.  Attempt by Lib/signal/signaltools.py to import 'factorial' from scipy
> fails.  Fix by importing from scipy.utils, instead.

Thanks, fixed in svn.

> Odd default: SciPy imports are quite noisy, indicating every package imported.
> For normal users, a reasonable default in _import_tools.py would be
>  try:
> #   print 'Importing',package_name,'to',parent_name
>    exec ('import '+package_name, frame.f_globals,frame.f_locals

It's not default. It's a work-in-progress noise. Please ignore it, 
someday it will be gone.


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