[Numpy-discussion] C-API: deallocating a partially filled object array
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Fri Jan 26 15:45:50 EST 2007
Martin Wiechert wrote:
>On Friday 26 January 2007 21:03, Robert Kern wrote:
>>Martin Wiechert wrote:
>>>is it (in C) safe to deallocate an array of type NPY_OBJECT, which
>>>carries NULL pointers?
>>Possibly, I'm not sure without doing some more code-diving. However, I
>>strongly doubt that many other operations are safe. Depending on how you
>>got such an array and how long it's expected to live, you might want to fix
>>the NULL pointers.
Object arrays with NULL pointers should be fine. Any DECREF (should be
using) the XDECREF variant internally.
So, yes, it should work fine.
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