[Numpy-discussion] Question about improving genfromtxt errors

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Mon Sep 28 11:41:36 CDT 2009


Skipper Seabold wrote:
> FWIW, I have a script that creates and savez arrays from several text
> files in total about 1.5 GB of text.
> 
> without the incrementing in genfromtxt
> 
> Run time: 122.043943 seconds
> 
> with the incrementing in genfromtxt
> 
> Run time: 131.698873 seconds
> 
> If we just want to always keep track of things, I would be willing to
> take a poorly measured 8 % slowdown,

I also think 8% is worth it, but I'm still surprised it's that much. 
What addition code is inside the inner loop? (or , I guess, the each 
line loop...)

-Chris



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