[Numpy-discussion] Is numpy supposed to support the buffer protocol?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Aug 28 18:37:57 CDT 2006


Christopher Barker wrote:

> While I'm a great advocate of the new array protocol, it seems 
> supporting the buffer protocol also would be a good idea. I've enclosed 
> some simple test code. It works with numarray, but not numpy 1.0b4

Instead of

   I.SetDataBuffer(some_array)

you can use

   I.SetDataBuffer(buffer(some_array))

and it seems to work on OS X with Python 2.4, numpy 1.0b2 and wxMac 2.6.3.3 .

-- 
Robert Kern

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  an underlying truth."
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