[Numpy-discussion] libnumarray.h and NO_IMPORT_ARRAY

Todd Miller jmiller at stsci.edu
Thu Oct 10 12:45:01 CDT 2002


Philip Austin wrote:

>David Abrahams writes:
> > 
> > Not sure what you're saying here. I /do/ remember when I was writing
> > the Numeric/NumArray support that there seemed no publicly-accessible
> > definition of the structure of the underlying array objects.
>
Numeric and numarray both have "arrayobject.h" which makes PyArrayObject 
public.  Numarray also has "libnumarray.h" which indirectly exposes NDInfo.

>
>As I understand it, the numarray now in CVS deprecates the NDInfo
>struct (see section 10.1 of numarray.pdf) in favor of PyArrayObject.
>
This is true,  but is currently neither released nor documented.  On the 
plus side, numarray is becoming more compatible with Numeric, getting 
faster, and simpler as well.

Todd

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