[Scipy-tickets] [SciPy] #314: read_array is slow for large files

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Thu Nov 23 16:09:11 CST 2006


#314: read_array is slow for large files
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 Reporter:  pv           |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:          
Component:  scipy.io     |     Version:          
 Severity:  normal       |    Keywords:          
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 read_array is significantly slower than e.g. "load" in Octave,
 when reading matrices from large ASCII files (sizes ~1 MB).

 Would writing a replacement or an alternative ascii load function
 in C be a sensible thing to do?

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