[SciPy-dev] contributing a CHOLMOD wrapper

David Warde-Farley dwf@cs.toronto....
Wed Nov 4 15:56:11 CST 2009


On 4-Nov-09, at 4:42 PM, James Bergstra wrote:

> There is also a cholmod wrapper in cvxopt.  Not sure what the license
> on that is... or what it has to do with scipy exactly.  Just fyi.

CVXOPT is GPL (possibly because of CHOLMOD and friends): http://abel.ee.ucla.edu/cvxopt/copyright.html

They also don't use NumPy arrays but rather their own matrix type  
which is Fortran contiguous and always rank 2. They do expose the  
array interface, though, and thus are interoperable.

David


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