[Numpy-discussion] creating rec arrays
Mon Jan 21 02:58:25 CST 2008
A Sunday 20 January 2008, Nicholas escrigué:
> I am trying to package a set of vector arrays into a single rec array
> with column titles.
> c = numpy.rec.fromarrays([a,b],names='a,b')
> the problem is there is no 'copy' argument in .fromarrays which I can
> set to False. i.e. is there a way to do this without the overhead of
You can't because of implementation issues: a recarray is implemented as
a row-wise object, so the copy is absolutely needed.
BTW, perhaps column-wise recarray would be a great addition to NumPy,
although I'm not sure whether this object would be much better than a
dictionary of homogeneous arrays.
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