[Numpy-discussion] ANNOUNCE: numarray-0.6
jmiller at stsci.edu
Mon Jul 21 04:00:09 CDT 2003
On Sun, 2003-07-20 at 16:12, Sebastian Haase wrote:
> Congratulations !
> And thanks for the nice work -- I'm
> going upgrade tomorrow...
> And this time even the new documentation is already online
> ;-) [It's just somewhat sad that google still points to
> the 'numarray has moved!' page]
> Question: In an email from May-20th (actually regarding
> rel.0.5) Todd wrote:
> "However, there is a new API function which I added in
> response to your
> last post: NA_NewAllFromBuffer() which enables you to
> create arrays in C
> from existing buffer objects rather than just C arrays."
> The 0.6 documentation doesn't mention that function - for
> now I probably have to read the source, right ?
Yes. The signature is:
PyArrayObject * NA_NewAllFromBuffer (int ndim, maybelong *shape,
NumarrayType type, PyObject *bufferObject, maybelong byteoffset,
maybelong bytestride, int byteorder, int aligned, int writeable)
Please try it out.
> BTW - We are already using a self-made version of that -
> allowing us to access the CCD images that get acquired
> from our Microspcope (mostly C++ code) as a 16-bit
> unsigned int numarray - in real time! --- It's just great,
> and people love it.
Excellent. That's good to hear!
> Sebastian Haase
Todd Miller <jmiller at stsci.edu>
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