[Numpy-discussion] Adopt Mersenne Twister 64bit?

Neal Becker ndbecker2@gmail....
Tue Mar 12 19:33:19 CDT 2013


Neal Becker wrote:

> I guess I talked to you about 100 years ago about sharing state between numpy
> rng and code I have in c++ that wraps boost::random.  So is there a C-api for
> this RandomState object I could use to call from c++?  Maybe I could do
> something with that.
> 
> The c++ code could invoke via the python api, but that might be slower.  I'm
> just rambling here, I'd have to see the API to get some ideas.

I think if I could just grab a long int from the underlying mersenne twister, 
through some c api?



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