[Numpy-discussion] Is a 4 -bit int dtype possible

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net@gmail....
Fri Nov 13 19:54:22 CST 2009


Robert,

Thanks for the quick reply.  I will just keep twiddling my bits then.

Cheers,

Brian

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 5:38 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 19:33, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a large binary data set that has 4-bit integers in it.  It is
> > possible to create a numpy dtype for a 4-bit integer?
>
> Not really. We have 1-byte atomicity.
>
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>
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