[Numpy-discussion] segmentation fault
sdhyok at catchlab.org
Tue Aug 3 08:39:14 EDT 2004
I am just playing with ieeespecial.py
to see what happens if I tried some intuitive things.
I know the command has an error.
But, I think "segmentation fault" is too harsh as a response to the error.
Am I right?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Perry Greenfield [mailto:perry at stsci.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2004 AM 10:22
> To: Shin; numpy
> Subject: Re: [Numpy-discussion] segmentation fault
> On 8/3/04 12:09 AM, "Shin" <sdhyok at email.unc.edu> wrote:
> > The followind code generates "Process Python segmentation fault".
> > Is it expected, or a bug?
> I'd hazard that it is a bug since I'm not sure when a seg fault is really
> desired, but maybe that's just me ;-)
> > from numarray import *
> > from numarray.ieeespecial import *
> > x = arange(10, typecode='d')
> > x = nan
> > del x[getnan(x)]
> But note that this is an error of usage. You shouldn't be trying
> to delete a
> part of an array. You can delete the array but here you appear to
> be trying
> to delete a nan value. Arrays don't work like lists in this
> regard. What are
> you trying to do?
> Perry Greenfield
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