[Numpy-discussion] np.array execution path

Chris Barker chris.barker@noaa....
Mon Sep 24 12:09:45 CDT 2012


On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Sebastian Haase <seb.haase@gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh,
> is this actually documented - I knew that np.array would (by default)
> only create copies as need ... but I never knew it would - if all fits
> - even just return the original Python-object...

was that a typo? is is "asarray" that returns the orignal object if it
can. That's kin dof the point.

Perhaps the OP was confusing asarray() with .view(). IIUC, .view()
will always create a new ndarray object, but will use the same
internal data pointer.

-Chris


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