[Numpy-discussion] Access to C/C++, typemaps, pyrex...

Ed Schofield schofield at ftw.at
Mon Mar 13 09:19:01 CST 2006


Fernando Perez wrote:
> I think it would be a good idea to ship the numpy_swig example
> directory (and perhaps also numpyx, if somewhat expanded) listed above
> with the standard distribution, as well as completing the .pxd file to
> expose all the numpy C API for pyrex.
>
> I am not claiming to have done any of the hard work in numpyx or
> numpy_swig (though I did spend a lot of time on the wavelets stuff
> recently :), but I think we would all benefit from having this kind of
> 'infrastructure' code in the core.  Once there, improvements can be
> made over time, with less effort wasted.

Great!  Thanks to you and everyone else who has worked on this.

> If we agree on this, it's as simple as dropping those two directories
> somewhere on the numpy codebase (sandbox?, doc?).  Just having them
> 'officially' available will be a benefit, I think.

So, just to clarify, you think we should house the SWIG typemaps in the
NumPy tree temporarily, until they're vetted, and then move them over to
the SWIG tree?

-- Ed





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