[Numpy-discussion] bug in ndarray.resize?

Alan G Isaac aisaac@american....
Wed Mar 17 09:42:27 CDT 2010


On 3/17/2010 10:16 AM, josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
> numpy.resize(a, new_shape)
> Return a new array with the specified shape.
>
> If the new array is larger than the original array, then the new array
> is filled with repeated copied of a. Note that this behavior is
> different from a.resize(new_shape) which fills with zeros instead of
> repeated copies of a.


Yes indeed.  Sorry, I must have scrolled the help without realizing it,
and this part was at the top.

So my follow up: why is this desirable/necessary?  (I find it surprising.)

Alan



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