[Numpy-discussion] A memory problem: why does mmap come up in numpy.inner?
Wed Jun 4 22:08:07 CDT 2008
On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 9:50 PM, Dan Yamins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> In : numpy.dtype(numpy.uintp).itemsize
>> Out: 4
>> which is the size in bytes of the integer needed to hold a pointer. The
>> output above is for 32 bit python/numpy.
> Check, the answer is 4, as you got for the 32-bit. What would the answer
> be on a 64-bit architecture? Why is this diagnostic?
It would be 8 on a 64-bit architecture (with a 64-bit binary): 8
bytes = 64 bits, 4 bytes = 32 bits.
Nathan Bell email@example.com
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