[SciPy-user] sparse matrix dtype
Stefan van der Walt
Tue Oct 9 14:41:18 CDT 2007
On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 03:03:20PM +0100, Robin wrote:
> On 10/9/07, Robin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am trying to make a large sparse matrix - the values are all integers (in
> fact all non-zeros will be 1) so it would save me a lot of memory if I
> could use dtype=byte.
> I added 'b' to the string of allowed dtypes in getdtype() on line 2791 of
> It now seems to behave as I would expect (hope), but it can't be that simple
> can it?
> Is it likely that doing this will break something else? Why are the dtypes
> restricted in the first place.
Like I mentioned before, this is on the TODO list:
For most situations, changing the line you did should work. I haven't
looked into what effect it will have on the routines implemented in
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