Strange results when sorting array withfields

Albert Strasheim fullung at
Mon Oct 23 18:49:50 CDT 2006

Hello all

> -----Original Message-----
> From: numpy-discussion-bounces at [mailto:numpy-
> discussion-bounces at] On Behalf Of Travis Oliphant
> Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 12:04 AM
> To: Discussion of Numerical Python
> Subject: Re: [Numpy-discussion] Strange results when sorting array
> withfields

> <snip>

> It turns out, it was not so difficult to implement this and is now in SVN.
> So, the VOID_compare now does something a little more intelligent when
> fields are defined which means that record arrays can now be
> lexicographically sorted more easily than using lexsort and take (as
> long as the fields are ordered according to how you want the sort to
> proceed).

Thanks very much for this! I played around and it works like a charm.



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