[SciPy-Dev] linalg: cho_solve in basic.py and decomp.py

Warren Weckesser warren.weckesser@enthought....
Wed Apr 7 00:02:51 CDT 2010

Warren Weckesser wrote:
>  I just noticed that the function cho_solve() is implemented in both 
> basic.py and decomp.py in the linalg package.  In __init__.py, decomp is 
> imported after basic, so its implementation is used.  Both are wrappers 
> of the lapack function potrs,  and they do almost exactly the same 
> thing, but the implementation in basic.py handles an additional boolean 
> keyword argument, 'overwrite_b'.
> Any objections if I merge the two into one implementation in basic.py 
> (where the solvers seem to live), and keep the extra keyword argument?

Minor change to that suggestion--I'd update the version in decomp.py, 
and remove it from basic.py.


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