[Numpy-discussion] Functions to pack/unpack bytes?

Travis Oliphant oliphant@enthought....
Wed Jul 29 20:51:38 CDT 2009

Doesn't .view work for that?


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On Jul 29, 2009, at 6:57 AM, Neal Becker <ndbecker2@gmail.com> wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
>> Does numpy have functions to convert between e.g. an array of  
>> uint32 and
>> uint8, where the uint32 array is a packed version of the uint8 array
>> (selecting little/big endian)?
> I've been thinking about making a ufunc (in python) to do this, but  
> have no
> idea how to make a ufunc for a function that consumes 4 consecutive  
> values
> of it's input and produces an output array of 1/4 the size of the  
> input.  Is
> that possible?
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