[Numpy-discussion] how to pipe into numpy arrays?

Michael Aye kmichael.aye@gmail....
Wed Oct 24 14:00:27 CDT 2012


As numpy.fromfile seems to require full file object functionalities 
like seek, I can not use it with the sys.stdin pipe.
So how could I stream a binary pipe directly into numpy?
I can imagine storing the data in a string and use StringIO but the 
files are 3.6 GB large, just the binary, and that will most likely be 
much more as a string object.
Reading binary files on disk is NOT the problem, I would like to avoid 
the temporary file if possible.




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