[Numpy-discussion] matplotlib is breaking numpy
Mathew Yeates
mat.yeates@gmail....
Thu Nov 19 11:52:20 CST 2009
There is definitely something wrong with matplotlib/numpy. Consider the
following
>from numpy import *
>mydata=memmap('map.dat',dtype=float64,mode='w+',shape=56566500)
> del mydata
I can now remove the file map.dat with (from the command line) $rm map.dat
However
If I plot mydata before the line
> del mydata
I can't get rid of the file until I exit python!!
Does matplotlib keep a reference to the data? How can I remove this
reference?
Mathew
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