[SciPy-user] Object too deep for desired copy

Travis Oliphant scipy-user@scipy.net
14 Feb 2003 16:02:26 -0700


On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 13:18, Karthikesh Raju wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Well, what does the above message mean. Being a matlaby, used to move
> around arrays, cut them chop them, didnt care abt references etc, suddenly
> was hit by this - object too deep for desired copy. Can someone explain
> what this means and how to circumnavigate it.

Didn't get the message.  But, it sounds like an array with too many
dimensions was trying to be copied into another array.

For example,

>> a = rand(50,50)
>> a[:,10] = rand(25,50)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
ValueError: Object too deep for desired array

-Travis Oliphant