[Numpy-discussion] Will f2py ever be used in numpy ?
Sun Mar 9 23:11:55 CDT 2008
On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 10:49 PM, David Cournapeau
> I have some problems with the f2py tool for numscons, or more exactly,
> some limitations related to thread handling in python means that I may
> not be able to reliably use f2py as a python module in numscons in a
> thread-safe manner. So I am thinking about using f2py from the
> command-line, but for this to work, f2py needs to be installed. IOW, if
> at some point, we want to use f2py for numpy (bootstrap), this won't
> work. Is it something I should take into account, or not ?
Almost certainly f2py will never be used to build any part of numpy
itself because we will not include something that requires a FORTRAN
compiler to build numpy.
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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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