[Numpy-discussion] numpy 2.0, what else to do?
Charles R Harris
Mon Feb 15 16:58:19 CST 2010
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 3:34 PM, David Cournapeau <email@example.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 7:04 AM, Charles R Harris
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 2:46 PM, David Cournapeau <email@example.com>
> > wrote:
> >> On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 4:08 AM, Charles R Harris
> >> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > I was wondering about that. Why do we have a private include
> >> > Would it make more sense to move it to core/include/numpy/private.
> >> No, the whole point is to avoid other packages to include that by
> >> mistake, to avoid namespace pollution.
> > Isn't that what the npy prefix is for?
> No, npy_ is for public symbols. Anything in private should be private :)
> > In any case, if it needs to be at a
> > higher level for easy inclusion, then it should move up.
> It is not that easy - we should avoid putting this code into
> core/include, because then we have to keep it compatible across
> releases, but there is no easy way to share headers between modules
> without making it public.
Py_TYPE, Py_Size, etc. are unlikely to cause compatibility problems across
> That's one of the numerous issues of having numpy/scipy organized as a
> multiple set of independent packages (even though they are not
> > Or else all the c
> > code should move down. Having a mix of obj_ptr->ob_type and
> > is just asking for trouble. Mindless consistency is the safest policy in
> > such things.
> Maybe npy_3kcompat.h could be copied across the modules which need it.
> I will look into distutils to check whether there is an easy way to
> add an include path from one package to the other, but since Pauli
> said it was complicated, I am not that hopeful.
Note that some of the macros in the public ndarrayobject.h use ob_type
ndarrayobject.h:#define PyArray_DescrCheck(op) (((PyObject*)(op))->ob_type==
ndarrayobject.h:#define PyArray_CheckExact(op) (((PyObject*)(op))->ob_type
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