[Numpy-discussion] Release of scipy core beta will happen next week.

Gerard Vermeulen gerard.vermeulen at grenoble.cnrs.fr
Mon Sep 26 08:53:34 CDT 2005


On Sun, 25 Sep 2005 19:59:23 -0700
Robert Kern <rkern at ucsd.edu> wrote:

> > typedef unsigned char bool;
> > 
> > in arrayobject.h, because bool is a predefined type in C++.
> > 
> > I see the offending line is still in SVN (did not try to build it though).
> 
> Will this do the trick?
> 
> #ifndef __cplusplus
> typedef unsigned char bool;
> #define false 0
> #define true 1
> #endif /* __cplusplus */
> 
It works for my g++, but it may not be a general solution.

See footnote 15 under item 2 of section 5.3.3 of
http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/open/n2356/
(ISO C++ draft) saying that sizeof(bool) is 
not required to be 1.

Gerard





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