[SciPy-Dev] 1.0 roadmap: weave

Todd toddrjen@gmail....
Thu Sep 26 08:11:38 CDT 2013


On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 2:05 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:

> Arnd Baecker <arnd.baecker <at> web.de> writes:
> [clip]
> > Of course I do understand the reasons to deprecate weave.
> > Personally, I only use cython for new code and Numba looks
> > extremely promising. So surely the question is, whether porting weave is
> > worth the needed effort (as I said, I have no idea how much work is
> > necessary for this).
>
> If you drop support for some features that relate to stuff in which
> the C API changed a lot in Python 3, such as passing in file pointers,
> porting weave to Python 3 is probably doable without too much trouble.
>
> Getting the basics working in my estimation is not hard, the trouble
> is in the corners.
>
>
How much work is porting to python 3 when using weave?  If someone is
porting to python 3 already, would porting away from weave at the same time
add very much additional work?
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