[Numpy-discussion] loadtxt slow

Michael Gilbert michael.s.gilbert@gmail....
Sun Mar 1 13:32:58 CST 2009


On Sun, 1 Mar 2009 14:29:54 -0500 Michael Gilbert wrote:
> i have rewritten loadtxt to be smarter about allocating memory, but 
> it is slower overall and doesn't support all of the original 
> arguments/options (yet).

i had meant to say that my version is slower for smaller data sets (when
you aren't close to your main memory limit), but it is orders of
magnitude faster for large data sets.


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