[Numpy-discussion] Merging datetime branch

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Fri Aug 28 10:45:22 CDT 2009


On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Travis Oliphant <oliphant@enthought.com>wrote:

>
> On Aug 25, 2009, at 2:21 PM, Charles R Harris wrote:
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>
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> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 1:05 PM, Pierre GM <pgmdevlist@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Aug 25, 2009, at 1:59 PM, Skipper Seabold wrote:
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>> > On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 1:51 PM, Charles R
>> > Harris<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Hi Travis,
>> >>
>> >> The new parse_datetime.c file contains a lot of c++ style comments
>> >> that
>> >> should be fixed. Also, the new test for mirr is failing on all the
>> >> buildbots.
>>
>> Comments sent to Marty who wrote the parse_datetime.c as part of his
>> GSoC: Marty, I guess you have a bit of cleaning up to do.
>> (As a snarky side note, Marty posted on the list a few weeks ago
>> asking just for this kind of comments... But all is well and better
>> late than never.)
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>
> My bad, then, I missed it. So let me add
>
> 1) Because the default compilation is to include all the files in a master
> file, the local defines should be undef'ed at the end to avoid namespace
> pollution.
>
> 2) Never do this:
>
>  if (bug) return -1;
>
> or this
>
> if (bug) {blah; blah;}
>
> do it this way
>
> if (bug) {
>     return -1;
> }
>
> The last is more for Travis in the most recent commit ;)
>
>
> Thanks for the reminders and the review.
>
> I've been busy on the datetime branch (trying to merge Marty's code which
> is where all the C++ comments come from).  I've changed a lot of the
> stylistic differences in Marty's code (not sure if I've got them all).    I
> doubt I will have time to be pedantic, but will welcome any such changes
> from others.
>
> While there are a couple of features that need to be added (coercion
> between two date-time datatypes is one big one), and a whole lot of tests
> that need to be added for the datetime support.  I think it's ready to merge
> back to the mainline trunk so it can be a part of the development toward 1.4
>
> Let me know if anyone has any big changes to trunk that are going to occur
> today.
>

I don't plan on any, but there have been changes since early June...  Please
be careful to have the ifdef NPY_PY3K bits in the type object
initializations.

Thanks
Chuck
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