[Numpy-discussion] (no subject)

Rob W. W. Hooft rob at hooft.net
Fri Dec 1 02:15:01 EST 2000

>>>>> "s" == szport  <szport at runet.com> writes:

 s> Is the following definition faster or not?

 s> def ones(shape, typecode=\'l\', savespace=0):
 s>    a = zeros( (product(shape),), typecode, savespace)
 s>    a[:] = 1
 s>    a.shape = shape
 s>    return a

This is yet another way to write a[...]=1 manually via a small
detour. For small arrays (size 10...1000) it is about twice slower
than writing [...] (0.1ms slower per call on my workstation).


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