[Numpy-discussion] Numerical Python and LAPACK on 64-bit machines

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Wed Mar 6 01:43:01 CST 2002


On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Roman Geus wrote:

> So, what really needs to be changed (at least for this machine) is how
> Numerical Python calls BLAS/LAPACK. It also needs to use 32bit integers.
> So this means using 'int' instead of 'long int'. 

Having wrapped a lot of Fortran codes to Python, I agree, that Numerical
Python should use 'int', instead of, 'long'. Though I have little
influence to make this change to happen in Numeric but just agreeing with


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