[Numpy-discussion] _wrapit bug?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Jul 17 08:40:28 CDT 2010


On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Benjamin Root <ben.root@ou.edu> wrote:

> Hi, I was just digging through the fromnumeric.py code when I noticed that
> the function _wrapit used asarray() rather than asanyarray().  I don't know
> if this function really gets used anymore (as it gets called in special
> situations), but would seem to be an issue as it would cause  arrays such as
> masked_array to lose its type.  For example, if _wrapit was called for a
> max() function on a masked array, the max returned would be for the
> ndarray's max, not the masked_array's max.
>
> Let me know if this is a non-issue, I just thought I ought to point it out.
>
>
Looks like fromnumeric.py has it's own version of masked arrays. Wasn't
there some talk of removing some of these old compatibility functions?

Chuck
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