[Numpy-discussion] Mysterious test_pareto failure on Travis

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 06:23:40 EDT 2012


On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> The last two Travis builds of master have failed consistently with the
> same error:
>   http://travis-ci.org/#!/numpy/numpy/builds
> It looks like a real failure -- we're getting the same error on every
> build variant, some sort of problem in test_pareto. Example:
>   http://travis-ci.org/#!/numpy/numpy/jobs/2328823
> The obvious culprit would be the previous commit, which regenerated
> mtrand.c with Cython 0.17:
>   http://github.com/numpy/numpy/commit/cd9092aa71d23359b33e89d938c55fb14b9bf606
> What's weird, though, is that that commit passed just fine on Travis:
>   http://travis-ci.org/#!/numpy/numpy/builds/2313124
> It's just the two commits since then that failed. But these commits
> have been 1-line docstring changes, so I don't see how they could have
> possibly created the problem.
> Also, the test passes fine with python 2.7 on my laptop with current master.
> Can anyone reproduce this failure? Any ideas what might be going on?

I believe Travis just (a couple of days ago?) switched to Ubuntu 12.04
images - could that be the problem?

See you,


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