[Numpy-discussion] Faster fill
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Mon Feb 27 21:11:06 CST 2006
On 2/27/06, Travis Oliphant <oliphant at ee.byu.edu> wrote:
> Sasha wrote:
> >I''ve just posted a patch at
> This looks like a good proceedure.
On the second thought, it may be better to commit experimental changes
to a branch in svn and merge to the trunk after review. What do you
> I would probably also not define the misaligned case, but just use the
> default code for that case as well. This is consistent with the idea
> that misaligned data will have slower operations.
It turns out my approach does not speed up misaligned case. I've
posted a new patch that incorporates your suggestions at
(Note the change in location.)
> You also need to add a check so that if the function pointer is NULL,
> the optimized function is not called.
Done in the new patch.
The patch passes numpy.test(10), but I don't think it tests
ndarray.fill in any meaningful way. I will probably need to add some
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