[Numpy-discussion] slow numpy.clip ?
david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Wed Dec 20 03:27:44 CST 2006
Travis Oliphant wrote:
> David Cournapeau wrote:
>> en I went back to home, I started taking a close look a numpy/core C
>> sources, with the help of the numpy ebook. The huge source files make it
>> really difficult for me to follow some things: I was wondering if there
>> is some rationale behind it, or if this is just a remain of old
>> developments of numpy.
>> The main problem I have with those huge files is that I am confused
>> between the functions parts of the public API, the one for backward
>> compatibility, etc... I wanted to extract the PyArray_TakeFom function
>> to see where the time is spent, but this is quite difficult, because of
>> various dependencies.
>> My question is then: is there any plan to change this ? If not, is this
>> for some reasons I don't see, or is this just because of lack of manpower ?
> I'm not sure what you mean by "this". I have no plans to change the
> infrastructure, but naturally suggestions are always welcome. You just
> have to understand and figure out the limitations of trying to expose a
"this" was just about the big source files, and I was wondering if there
was a rationale or not. Your previous email answered this: there is a
rationale. I don't have much experience in pure C python modules, and if
this is the standard python way of doing things, I guess there is no
other easy way of doing things.
Thank you for your explanation,
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