[Numpy-discussion] casting in numarray

Thomas Grill gr at grrrr.org
Thu Mar 17 12:46:14 CST 2005

Hi Joachim,
this is what i do in my Python extension of the Pure Data realtime 
modular system. You have to create a Python buffer object pointing to 
your memory location and then create a numarray from that. It's quite easy.
See the code in
files pybuffer.h and pybuffer.cpp

best greetings,

Joachim Boomberschloss schrieb:

>I'm using numarray for an audio-related application as
>a buffer in an audio-processing pipeline. I would like
>to be able to allocate the buffer in advance and later
>regard it as a buffer of 8bit or 16bit samples as
>appropriate, but in numarray, casting always produces
>a new array, which I don't want. How difficult should
>it be to make it possible to create an array using an
>exsisting pre-allocated buffer to act as an interface
>to that buffer? Also, if others consider it useful, is
>there anyone willing to guide me through the code in
>doing so?
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