[Numpy-discussion] Calling routines from a Fortran library using python

Nils Wagner nwagner@iam.uni-stuttgart...
Thu Feb 18 04:25:25 CST 2010


On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 10:15:51 +0000 (UTC)
  Neil Crighton <neilcrighton@gmail.com> wrote:
> Nils Wagner <nwagner <at> iam.uni-stuttgart.de> writes:
> 
>> Hi David,
>> 
>> you are right. It's a proprietary library.
>> I found a header file (*.h) including prototype 
>> declarations of externally callable procedures.
>> 
>> How can I proceed ?
> 
> Apparently you can use ctypes to access fortran 
>libraries. See the first
> paragraph of:
> 
> http://www.sagemath.org/doc/numerical_sage/ctypes.html
> 
> You may have to convert the .a library to a .so library.
> 
> 
> Neil
  
How do I convert the .a library to a .so library ?

Nils


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