[Matrix-SIG] Support for long longs

Paul F. Dubois dubois1 at llnl.gov
Fri Oct 15 13:07:35 CDT 1999


David is trying to find the time to make release 13. It would be nice if you
could wait and work from that.
My reservation is that people keep writing in wanting support for this type
or the other.  I'm worried about the consequences for both the complexity of
the package and the job clients face.

----- Original Message -----
From: Jody Winston - Computer <jody at gateway.infohwy.com>
To: <matrix-sig at python.org>
Sent: Friday, October 15, 1999 9:40 AM
Subject: [Matrix-SIG] Support for long longs


> I'm in the middle of wrapping HDF5 using SWIG and numeric and I've run
> into a problem.  HDF5 makes extensive use of signed and unsigned long
> long data types.  After a quick look at numeric, it appears that
> numeric only supports signed longs (PyArray_LONG).
>
> Should I add signed and unsigned long longs to numeric?  If so, what
> version of numeric should I start from and are there any surprises
> that I need to know about.
>
> Jody
>
>
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