[Numpy-discussion] supporting quad precision

Henry Gomersall heng@cantab....
Mon Jun 10 07:26:35 CDT 2013


On Mon, 2013-06-10 at 13:21 +0100, Robert Kern wrote:
> > With my work on https://github.com/hgomersall/pyFFTW, which supports
> > long double as one of the data types, numpy's long double is
> absolutely
> > the right way to do this. Certainly I've managed reasonable success
> > across the three main OSs with this approach.
> 
> It's certainly the best option in that situation, but you may run into
> problems with people using different compilers to build pyFFTW than
> what was used to build the numpy binary they have installed.

No doubt, though that problem goes deeper than my wrappers. It's
something I'm aware of at least!

Cheers,

Henry



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