[Numpy-discussion] convertcode.py

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Fri Aug 18 13:21:05 CDT 2006


Chris Kees wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just  ran convertcode.py on my code  (from the latest svn source   
> of numpy) and it looks  like  it just changed the import  statements  to
>
> import numpy.oldnumeric as Numeric
>
> So  it doesn't  look  like it's really helping me move  over to the  
> new usage.  Is  there a script  that  will converts code  to use the  
> new numpy as  it's intended to be used?
>   
Not yet.   The transition approach is to use the compatibility layer 
first by running oldnumeric.alter_code1.py and then running 
alter_code2.py which will take you from the compatibility layer to NumPy 
(but alter_code2 is not completed yet).

The description of what these codes do is in the latest version of the 
second chapter of my book (which is part of the preview chapters that 
are available on the web).

-Travis





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