[SciPy-dev] scikit for dae

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Nov 6 05:18:41 CST 2008


Robert Kern wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 07:06, Benny Malengier <benny.malengier@gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> With all the talk of integration of new code and the difficulties involved,
>> I decided to rewrite my patch to scipy.integrate to add a dae solver, as a
>> scikit instead: scikits.odes
>>
>> Is this acceptable?
>>     
>
> Absolutely.
>
>   
>> If allowed as a scikit I could add some further backends
>> (I'm thinking of 2).
>> It would ease my hacking on it, allow collaboration, and enable more
>> extensive testing (only linux 64bit here). The code would be more accessible
>> too being available with easy_install, instead of a patch set.
>>
>> The patch is here: http://cage.ugent.be/~bm/progs.html
>>     
>
> We'll get you SVN access so you don't have to distribute this as a
> patch. In the meantime, can you turn this into a tarball? scikits is
> not a monolithic package. It's just a namespace. You don't have to
> patch the main scikits repository (or even *use* the main scikits
> repository) to provide a scikits package.
>   

Also, if you are not so familiar with setuptools, and you missed it, I
put an example package which shows how to set up a scikits with the few
commands to put your releases to pypi.

http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scikits/browser/trunk/example

cheers,

David



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