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

Brent Pedersen bpederse@gmail....
Mon Apr 12 19:06:22 CDT 2010


On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Brent Pedersen <bpederse@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>>
>> --
>> Robert Kern
>>
>> "I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
>> enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
>> though it had an underlying truth."
>>  -- Umberto Eco
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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
>

Charles, thanks for committing,
i just added another patch for just the tests which i forgot to
include when i diffed last time.


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