[Numpy-discussion] re loading f2py modules in ipython

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Sep 9 10:22:43 CDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 06:25, John [H2O]<washakie@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've started to rely more and more on f2py to create simple modules
> utilizing Fortran for efficiency. This is a great tool to have within
> Python!
> A problem, however, is that unlike python modules, the reload() function
> does not seem to update the f2py modules within ipython (which I use
> extensively for testing).
> Is there another function to call?

No. Extension modules, regardless of whether they are built with f2py
or pure C, cannot be be reloaded. It's a limitation of CPython.

Robert Kern

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though it had an underlying truth."
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