[Numpy-discussion] doc string linalg.solve --> works for b is matrix

Mark Bakker markbak@gmail....
Wed Jul 21 14:50:15 CDT 2010


I am using 1.3.0.
Glad to hear it is correct in 1.4.0
Sorry for bothering you with an old version, but I am very happy with this
feature!
Mark


> What version of numpy are you using?  That docstring was updated in that
> fashion about 8 mo. ago (at least in the Wiki; I'm not sure exactly when it
> was merged, but it does appear that way in version 1.4.0).
>
> DG
>
> I am using linalg.solve to solve a system of linear equations.  As I have
> to
> > solve multiple systems with the same matrix, but different right-hand
> sides,
> > I tried to make the right-hand side a matrix and that works fine.
> > So the docstring should say:
> >
> >     Solve the equation ``a x = b`` for ``x``.
> >
> >     Parameters
> >     ----------
> >     a : array_like, shape (M, M)
> >         Input equation coefficients.
> >     b : array_like, shape (M,) or array_like, shape (M,N)
> >         N can be arbitrary size
> >         Equation target values.
> >
> >     Returns
> >     -------
> >     x : array, shape (M,) or array, shape (M,N)
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Mark
>
>
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