numpy.memmap advice?

sturlamolden sturlamolden at
Thu Feb 19 13:00:27 EST 2009

On 19 Feb, 03:13, Carl Banks <pavlovevide... at> wrote:

> The offset parameter of mmap itself would be useful to map small
> portions of gigabyte-sized files, and maybe numpy.memmap can take
> advantage of that if the user passes an offset parameter.  

NumPy's memmap is just a wrapper for Python 2.5's mmap. The offset
parameter does not affect the amount that is actually memory mapped.


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