[Numpy-discussion] Name of the file associated with a memmap

Brent Pedersen bpederse@gmail....
Mon Apr 12 17:31:33 CDT 2010


On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 17:00, Brent Pedersen <bpederse@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 16:43, Gael Varoquaux
>>> <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 04:39:23PM -0500, Robert Kern wrote:
>>>>> > where should i write the docs? in the file itself or through the doc
>>>>> > editor? also re path, since it can be a file-like, that would have to
>>>>> > be something like:
>>>>
>>>>> > if isinstance(filename, basestring):
>>>>> >    filename = os.path.abspath(filename)
>>>>> > self.filename = filename
>>>>
>>>>> > ok with that?
>>>>
>>>>> In the case of file object, we should grab the filename from it.
>>>>> Whether the filename argument to the constructor was a file name or a
>>>>> file object, self.filename should always be the file name, IMO.
>>>>
>>>> +1.
>>>>
>>>> Once this is in, would it make it possible/desirable to have memmapped
>>>> arrays pickle (I know that it would require work, I am just asking).
>>>
>>> You need some more information from the constructor arguments, but yes.
>>
>>
>> anything other than offset and mode?
>
> I think that's about it.
>
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i added a new patch to the ticket and updated the docs here:
http://docs.scipy.org/numpy/docs/numpy.core.memmap.memmap/
the preview is somehow rendering the sections in a different order
than they appear in the RST, not sure what's going on there.
-b


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