[Numpy-discussion] Numerical Python and LAPACK on 64-bit machines
geus at inf.ethz.ch
Thu Mar 7 01:21:04 CST 2002
Pearu Peterson wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Roman Geus wrote:
> > So, what really needs to be changed (at least for this machine) is how
> > Numerical Python calls BLAS/LAPACK. It also needs to use 32bit integers.
> > So this means using 'int' instead of 'long int'.
> Having wrapped a lot of Fortran codes to Python, I agree, that Numerical
> Python should use 'int' instead of, 'long'. Though I have little
> influence to make this change to happen in Numeric but just agreeing with
What would be the best way to convince the NumPy developers to use 'int'
instead 'long' for Fortran integers?
I would be willing to help making the necessary changes.
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