numpy.lib.format.read_array#

lib.format.read_array(fp, allow_pickle=False, pickle_kwargs=None)[source]#

Read an array from an NPY file.

Parameters:
fpfile_like object

If this is not a real file object, then this may take extra memory and time.

allow_picklebool, optional

Whether to allow writing pickled data. Default: False

Changed in version 1.16.3: Made default False in response to CVE-2019-6446.

pickle_kwargsdict

Additional keyword arguments to pass to pickle.load. These are only useful when loading object arrays saved on Python 2 when using Python 3.

Returns:
arrayndarray

The array from the data on disk.

Raises:
ValueError

If the data is invalid, or allow_pickle=False and the file contains an object array.