[Numpy-discussion] How to test f2py?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Wed Feb 24 23:47:34 CST 2010


On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 1:15 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > Boy, that code is *old*, it still uses Numeric ;) I don't think it can
> > really be considered a test suite, it needs lotsa love and it needs to
> get
> > installed. Anyway, f2py with py3k turns out to have string problems, and
> I
> > expect other type problems, so there is considerable work that needs to
> be
> > done to bring it up to snuff. Sounds like gsoc material. I'm not going to
> > worry about it any more until later.
>
> If it would take a GSoC to make it up to work, it may be time better
> spent on improving fwrap.
>

How far along is fwrap? It looks like f2py2e was a project that got dropped
half way through an update, some exceptions are of the wrong type, the tests
need a complete rewrite, etc.

Chuck
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