[SciPy-user] Scipy test fails on SUSE 10.0 (gcc 4.0.2) on 64 bit machines

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 19:53:21 CST 2006

Marco Leite wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been trying to get scipy to work on 64bit systems, running SUSE 10.0
> with gcc  4.0.2 and g77  3.3.5. The compilation goes ok, but the tests
> fails (see
> bellow). The same is happening for two diferent machines (Xeon and
> Athlon64).
> I know the doc's say gcc 3.x is recommended, but the same Suse
> distribution and software  for 32 bits architecture works without any
> problems (it seems to
> work well even with the AMD optimized LAPACK library)...
> Does anybody have any sugestions?

Please try increasing the verbosity and the debug level of the test suite. E.g.

  scipy.test(10, 10)

Then the test runner will print out the name of the test before running it. That
we will know which tests are failing or crashing.

Robert Kern
robert.kern at gmail.com

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