[Numpy-discussion] lstsq functionality

Skipper Seabold jsseabold@gmail....
Wed Jul 21 18:36:44 CDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 7:25 PM, David Warde-Farley <dwf@cs.toronto.edu> wrote:
> On 2010-07-20, at 10:16 PM, Skipper Seabold wrote:
>> Out of curiosity, is there an explicit way to check if these share memory?
> You could do the exact calculations (I think) but this isn't actually implemented in NumPy, though np.may_share_memory is a conservative test for it that will err on the side of false positives.

Ah, that's good to know.

In [5]: np.may_share_memory(b,c)
Out[5]: False

In [6]: a = b.view()

In [7]: np.may_share_memory(a,b)
Out[7]: True

In [8]: np.may_share_memory(a,c)
Out[8]: False

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