[Numpy-discussion] Test failures - which dependencies am I missing?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Tue May 1 20:29:10 EDT 2012

On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Chris Ball <ceball at gmail.com> wrote:

> Keith Hughitt <keith.hughitt <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > Hi Chris,
> >
> > Try "sudo apt-get build-dep python-numpy" to install the dependencies for
> > building NumPy. I believe it will install all of the optional
> dependencies
> > as well.
> Thanks for that, but I'd already tried it and found the same failures.
> However, I also found that on my version of Ubuntu (10.04 LTS), which
> includes
> NumPy 1.3.0, running "numpy.test(verbose=3)" yielded the following:
> nose.config: INFO: Excluding tests matching
> ['f2py_ext','f2py_f90_ext','gen_ext',
> 'pyrex_ext', 'swig_ext', 'array_from_pyobj']
Doesn't Debian separate f2py from numpy? Also, long running tests are
skipped unless you specify 'full' as the test argument. Also, I don't
recall if the f2py tests were actually installed in 1.3, I think that came
later around 1.6.

> I'm not sure where this nose config comes from, but at least someone else
> knows
> about some of these failures; presumably they are not important. My next
> step
> was going to be searching some mailing lists/contacting the packager...
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