[Numpy-discussion] How does Python treat commons in fortran code?
Wed Oct 10 16:25:57 CDT 2007
Guillem Borrell i Nogueras wrote:
¿How does ctypes or f2py handle the _common_ structures
> present in fortran 77?
I think that's covered (for f2py) by this:
¿Are all they allocated at load? ¿Do they work
> exactly as they were called from a fortran executable and the main program is
> aware of all the _commons_ and allocates the storage when it is asked for?
I'm pretty sure that's the case.
> He has been programming for more than 40 years and I could not get him much
> into object oriented programing, however he found python+numpy+scipy a very
> promising tool.
Good news -- you could save a lot of time by using FORTRAN only for what
it's good for: the number crunching.
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