[Numpy-discussion] _contiguous A trap for the unwary

Todd Miller jmiller at stsci.edu
Wed Feb 11 10:14:11 CST 2004


On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 16:43, Colin J. Williams wrote:
> The assignment of a value to self._shape has an unexpected side-effect.
> 
> self.iscontiguous() changes from True to False     -  desirable, but 
> unexpected
> self._contiguous remains with the value 2.
> 
> I had expected _contiguous to be in step with iscontiguous().
> 
> How does the function iscontiguous() determine contiguity?
> Is the variable now redundant?

As I recall, the attribute is used to override the function for
testing.  It's private, so ignore it. 

Regards,
Todd

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