[Numpy-discussion] fromstring doesn't accept buffer object

Todd Miller jmiller at stsci.edu
Thu Aug 26 05:53:28 CDT 2004


This is what I see this morning using CVS:

>>> from numarray import *
>>> s = "thisthis"
>>> fromstring(buffer(s), shape=(2,), type=Int32)
array([1936287860, 1936287860])

What kind of failure are you seeing?

Regards,
Todd

On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 09:28, Nadav Horesh wrote:
> Numerc accepts a buffer object instead of a string:
> 
>   arr = Numeric.fromstring(buffer(.some_string), ..)
> while numarray doesn't.
> 
> Is it intentional?
> 
>   Nadav.
> 
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