[SciPy-user] optimize.brent* full_output=1 ?

Steve Schmerler elcorto at gmx.net
Wed Jun 14 18:29:54 CDT 2006


Hi

I found that some docstrings in optimize don't say which additional 
outputs the user gets if full_output = 1. Especially brentq, brenth, 
bisect and ridder are called via _zeros.<func> and so I can't see what 
it's doing.

docstrings not OK: bisect, brentq, brenth, golden, ridder

In [43]: scipy.__version__
Out[43]: '0.5.0.1949'

BTW, I have no experience in wrapping C or Fortran and stuff, so what 
are the .so files (e.g. _zeros.so)?

cheers,
steve

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