[Numpy-discussion] Getting an array interface and using it

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Mon Nov 12 13:10:15 CST 2007

2007/11/12, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov>:
> Matthieu Brucher wrote:
> > I have an object that exposes an array interface. I want to modify the
> > data it contains, but using numpy.array(myObject) seems to copy the data
> > and thus my object is not modified. Am I mistaken or did I make a
> > mistake in my array interface ?
> I think numpy.array(object) always makes a copy.
> You want numpy.asarray(object) which will make a view if object exposes
> the array interface and matches the type and sizes requested.

Thank you for the tip, I'll try it this evening. I checked that the data is
actually copied, so this should be what I need ;)

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