[SciPy-dev] swig vs. f2py

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Thu Nov 10 02:03:07 CST 2005



On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, Nils Wagner wrote:

> BTW, is there a difference between f2py in newcore and f2py available via
> cvs -z6 -d :pserver:anonymous at cens.ioc.ee:/home/cvs checkout f2py2e

Yes. scipy.f2py will be developed further in newcore and it does not 
support building against Numeric or numarray arrays, only newcore arrays.

f2py2e has Numeric and numarray support, and very limited newcore support. 
I'll keep it around only for those who cannot upgrade Numeric to newcore 
for whatever reasons. I can fix some bugs but I'll not develop f2py2e 
further.

Pearu




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