[Numpy-discussion] Some incompatibilities in numpy trunk

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sun Dec 6 13:33:10 CST 2009


On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 01:12:52PM -0600, Robert Kern wrote:
> Is this Cython or Pyrex code? 

It is.

> Unfortunately Pyrex checks the size of types exactly such that even if
> you extend the type in a backwards compatible way, it will raise that
> exception. 

OK, that makes sens. Thanks for the explaination.

> This behavior has been inherited by Cython. I have asked for
> this feature to be removed, or at least turned into a >= check, but it
> got no traction.

Well, maybe when all the cython deployements break because of the numpy
change, it will get more traction.

Gaël


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