[Numpy-discussion] "aligned" matrix / ctypes
Wed Apr 23 16:45:05 CDT 2008
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 4:26 PM, Zachary Pincus <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
[ I wrote]
> > To solve the initial alignment, you overallocate a 1D array by 3 bytes
> > and find the offset from the allocated initial address which is
> > correctly aligned.
> Sorry -- I haven't had to ever concern myself with alignment before
> this, so I'm not sure how to go about this step. Do I just look at the
> raw pointer address and see what offset I need to give it to get it to
> be divisible by four?
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