[Numpy-discussion] seeking advice on a fast string->array conversion

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Tue Nov 16 08:31:11 CST 2010

Tue, 16 Nov 2010 09:20:29 -0500, Darren Dale wrote:
> module. So I am wondering about the performance of np.fromstring:

Fromstring is slow, probably because it must work around locale-
dependence of the underlying C parsing functions. Moreover, the Numpy 
parsing mechanism generates many indirect calls.

Pauli Virtanen

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