[SciPy-user] ***[Possible UCE]*** Re: ndimage and 64 bit

Gennan Chen gnchen at cortechs.net
Tue Apr 25 11:20:39 CDT 2006


Thanks for the heads up. I need to make it working on our new 64 bit  
machine (dual dual-core opteron running Centos 4.3) anyway. Hope I  
can track down the remaining instances.


On Apr 25, 2006, at 8:57 AM, Travis Oliphant wrote:

> Gennan Chen wrote:
>> Robert,
>> What is the issue there??
> I think most of the problem is that in several places in the ndimage
> code an int pointer and a long pointer are being used  
> interchangeably as
> if they were the same thing.  On 32-bit platforms this is usually true
> but  it is rarely true on 64-bit platforms.
> Thus, the code fails.  Most of these places should be picked up by a
> compiler and should be fixable in a pretty straightforward way.  I've
> already fixed many of them using output-logs of people with 64-bit
> systems (I don't have one myself).
> We need someone with a 64-bit system willing to track down the  
> remaining
> instances.
> It is also possible that there is a problem with the numcompat.h file
> and numcompat.c file on 64-bit systems that I am yet unaware of.    
> This
> also needs a 64-bit-system user to help debug.
> -Travis
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