[Numpy-discussion] numpy.savez does /not/ compress!?
Tue Jun 8 05:03:46 CDT 2010
On Tuesday 08 June 2010 11:40:59 Scott Sinclair wrote:
> The savez docstring should probably be clarified to provide this
I would prefer to actually offer compression to the user. Unfortunately,
adding another argument to this function will never be 100% secure, since
currently, all kwargs will be saved into the zip, so it could count as
I would propose sth. like the attached patch. (I only chose ZIP_STORED as
default for maximum backward compatibility.)
> I guess that the default (uncompressed Zip) is used because specifying
> the compression as ZIP_DEFLATED requires zlib to be installed on the
> system (see zipfile.ZipFile docstring).
Yes, that was my thought, too. Nevertheless, numpy might make a different
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