[SciPy-dev] Modernizing code
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Tue Oct 11 21:51:52 CDT 2005
Robert Kern wrote:
>For both scipy_core and the full scipy, I would like to make these two
> * Make all classes new-style classes
Fine with me...
> * Change malloc/free/etc. to their PyMem equivalents
Not a real problem. I'm interested in performance too. You'll notice
the macros in arrayobject.h that let you change the underlying memory
allocation call immediately (there are still a few places that use
>The former is, I think, uncontroversial. The latter *may* have an effect
>on performance, so I'm curious if it has already been considered.
>If there's no objection, then I'll get started on cleaning things up as
>soon as I can.
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