[Numpy-discussion] small suggestion for numpy.testing utils
Stéfan van der Walt
Sun Feb 22 18:02:25 CST 2009
2009/2/23 Darren Dale <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 5:12 PM, Stéfan van der Walt <email@example.com>
>> Hi Darren
>> 2009/2/22 Darren Dale <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> > I am using numpy's assert_array_equal and assert_array_almost_equal to
>> > unit
>> > test my physical quantities package. I made a single minor change to
>> > assert_array_compare that I think might make these functions more useful
>> > to
>> > ndarray subclasses, and thought maybe they could be useful to numpy
>> > itself.
>> Your patch makes good sense. I applied it in r6457. I'll keep an eye
>> on the thread to see if anyone else has further comments.
> Pierre just drew my attention to asanyarray, I think that would have been a
> better choice for my patch.
Asanyarray is just
return array(a, dtype, copy=False, order=order, subok=True)
with default values for dtype=None and order=None. I think your
original suggestion more clearly shows what the function is meant to
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