[Numpy-discussion] slow numpy.clip ?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 03:49:05 CST 2006


David Cournapeau wrote:
> I  would be happy to code the function; for new code to be added to 
> numpy, is there another branch than the current one ? What is the 
> approach for a 1.1.x version of numpy ?

I don't think we've decided on one, yet.

> For now, putting the function with a copy (the current behaviour ?) 
> would be ok, right ? The copy part is a much smaller problem than the 
> rest of the function anyway, at least from my modest benchmarking,

I'd prefer that you simply modify PyArray_Clip to use a better approach than to
make an entirely new function. In that case, it certainly must make a copy.

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Robert Kern

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