[Numpy-discussion] Co-existing Numeric and numpy?

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Fri Oct 3 14:12:48 CDT 2008


Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve wrote:
> We have some older 3rd party packages that require Numeric (24.2), but like to also use newer
> 3rd party packages that require a recent numpy. Can Numeric and numpy co-exist in the same
> process? -- I'm mainly worried about clashes at the C API level.

nope, there are no problems. In fact, converting between the two arrays 
types with asarray() works very efficiently.

I sure wish everyone would make the transition, though.

-Chris





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