[Numpy-discussion] Scipy Cython refactor
Sun Feb 19 14:32:51 CST 2012
On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 7:35 AM, Pauli Virtanen <email@example.com> wrote:
> 19.02.2012 05:38, Travis Oliphant kirjoitti:
>>>> Sure. This list actually deserves a long writeup about that.
>>>> First, there wasn't a "Cython-refactor" of NumPy. There was a
>>>> Cython-refactor of SciPy. I'm not sure of it's current status.
>>>> I'm still very supportive of that sort of thing.
>>> I think I missed that - is it on git somewhere?
>> I thought so, but I can't find it either. We should ask Jason
>> McCampbell of Enthought where the code is located. Here are the
>> distributed eggs: http://www.enthought.com/repo/.iron/
> They're here:
> The main problem with merging this was the experimental status of FWrap,
> and the fact that the wrappers it generates are big compared to f2py and
> required manual editing of the generated code. So, there were
> maintainability concerns with the Fortran pieces.
> These could probably be solved, however, and I wouldn't be opposed to
> e.g. cleaning up the generated code and using manually crafted Cython.
> Cherry picking the Cython replacements for all the modules wrapped in C
> probably should be done in any case.
> The parts of Scipy affected by the refactoring have not changed
> significantly, so there are no significant problems in re-raising the
> issue of merging the work back.
Thanks for making a new thread.
Who knows this work best?
Who do you think should join the discussion to plan the work?
I might have some time for this - maybe a sprint would be in order,
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