[Numpy-discussion] Fixing PyArray_Descr flags member size, ABI vs pickling issue

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Wed Mar 7 10:46:13 CST 2012


On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 18:25, Travis Oliphant <travis@continuum.io> wrote:
> > Why do we want to return a single string char instead of an int?
>
> I suspect just to ensure that any provided value fits in the range
> 0..255. But that's easily done explicitly.
>

That was not even the issue in the end, my initial analysis was wrong.

In any case, I have now a new PR that fixes both dtypes.flags value and
dtype hashing reported in #2017: https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/231

regards,

David
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