[Numpy-discussion] From float to records

Pierre GM pgmdevlist@gmail....
Thu May 29 15:55:03 CDT 2008

On Thursday 29 May 2008 16:25:24 Charles R Harris wrote:
> > * Could somebody explain me what goes wrong in the second case
> > (transpose+view) ? Is it because the transpose doesn't own the data ?
> >
> > * Is there a way to transform my (3,5) array into a (5,) recordarray
> > without a
> > copy ?
> I don't think so. The transpose is just a view, it doesn't move the
> elements around, =so the three elements you want to be contiguous, aren't.
> It's possible to transpose in place, but it can be a tricky operation and I
> don't think it is available in numpy.

Ahah, so that was a problem of contiguity. OK, that makes sense. Thanks.

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