[Numpy-discussion] NumPy, shared libraries and ctypes

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Aug 8 21:12:23 CDT 2006


Albert Strasheim wrote:
> Comments appreciated. Someone checking something along these lines into SVN
> appreciated more. A solution that doesn't make me want to cry appreciated
> most.

> P.S. As it happens, the OOF2 guys have already created a SharedLibrary
> builder for distutils, but integrating this into numpy.distutils is probably
> non-trivial.
> 
> http://www.ctcms.nist.gov/oof/oof2.html

I recommend using OOF2's stuff, not the .pyd hack. The latter makes *me* want to 
cry. If you come up with a patch, post it to the numpy Trac, and I'll check it in.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco





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