[SciPy-Dev] PR #196: simplification of optimization wrappers

Denis Laxalde denis@laxalde....
Wed Apr 18 20:27:39 CDT 2012


josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
> What's the overhead of retall, especially fmin with a few thousand
> iterations?

The retall parameter is replaced by the field 'return_all' in the
options dictionary which, if True, will lead to an 'allvecs' field in
info. So there's no extra overhead as it remains optional.

> The rest of info looks all calculated as a byproduct, so
> there shouldn't be much extra cost, is there?

No, I don't think so.

-- 
Denis


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