[SciPy-dev] Is it ok to depend on ctypes for scipy code ?

Andrew Straw strawman@astraw....
Wed Jun 13 14:04:17 CDT 2007


> Robert is right.  The big problem is fixing distutils to build a shared 
> library.  If that is fixed, then it would not be a hard thing to rely on 
> ctypes for SciPy.  Until that is fixed, we can't do it.
> 
> There are several people who have started with this solution (I'm pretty 
> sure it is solvable), but none of these solutions have ended up in 
> distutils or numpy.distutils. 

Can someone refresh my memory - I thought Stefan van der Walt (IIRC) was
working on this a while ago. What happened with that?


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