[Numpy-discussion] Re: Freeing memory allocated in C

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 16:43:18 CDT 2006

Nick Fotopoulos wrote:

> I'm curious why I didn't see any explanation of PyArray_DATA in the 
> NumPy book.  It seems really important, especially if you're touting  it
> as the Proper Strategy.

Section 13.3 talks about PyArray_DATA.

> Finally, Robert encouraged me to stop using the legacy interface.   I'm
> happy to do so, but I have to cater to my users.  Approximately  old a
> version of Numeric (and Numarray) will still work with  PyArray_SimpleNew?

None. It is new to Numpy. The old way would be to use PyArray_FromDims.

Robert Kern
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