[Numpy-discussion] numpy endian question

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis@ieee....
Thu Apr 26 18:48:42 CDT 2007


> I really want to know if the array is in big-endian order (I don't care 
> whether it's native). This is for sending arrays to the ds9 image viewer 
> via xpa (and communicating with ds9 is not easy). To do this reliably I 
> need to indicate the byte order of the data.
>   

Thanks for the clarification and the original question.    By the way, 
are you aware of the  numpy.numarray module

numpy.numarray.isBigEndian  works as expected.


-Travis



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