[SciPy-dev] Using C++ in non optional code ?

Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail....
Mon Aug 13 07:33:12 CDT 2007


On 8/13/07, David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
>     I wanted to now if the possibility to use C++ code in scipy was
> discussed before ? The only C++ code lying around are for optional
> packages. Several people have expressed the wish to use C++, and I would
> like to know if there is any official policy regarding its usage.

FWIW scipy.sparse.sparsetools uses C++:
http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scipy/browser/trunk/Lib/sparse/sparsetools

In order to template the numpy complex types, I subclassed them and
wrote the necessary operators:
http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scipy/browser/trunk/Lib/sparse/sparsetools/complex_ops.h

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Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail.com


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