[Numpy-discussion] Will f2py ever be used in numpy ?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Mar 10 02:11:33 CDT 2008


On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 1:49 AM, David Cournapeau
<cournapeau@cslab.kecl.ntt.co.jp> wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-03-09 at 23:11 -0500, Robert Kern wrote:
>  >
>  > Almost certainly f2py will never be used to build any part of numpy
>  > itself because we will not include something that requires a FORTRAN
>  > compiler to build numpy.
>
>  Can't f2py be used to wrap C code, too ?

Yes, but it's probably going to be easier to wrap whatever by hand
than try to ensure that f2py bootstraps correctly, scons or no scons.

-- 
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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