[Numpy-discussion] I want to help with a numpy python 3.1.x port

René Dudfield renesd@gmail....
Fri Sep 18 10:09:46 CDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 4:05 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 8:52 AM, René Dudfield <renesd@gmail.com> wrote:
>> one more thing...
>> there's also notes about porting to py3k here:
>>    http://wiki.python.org/moin/cporting
>> and here:
>>    http://wiki.python.org/moin/PortingExtensionModulesToPy3k
>> Which are better than the python.org docs for cporting.  That's
>> probably a pretty good page to store notes about porting as we go.
> Thanks! Numpy defines a lot of extension python types, so that is what I got
> started on, using NPY_PY3K as the flag. Numpy also exports the numeric
> operations (don't ask) and I think that needs to be changed so it looks like
> a reqular c++ in c class with getters and setters, which will make things a
> bit easier with the major changes that happened there.
> IIRC, there is an include file that provides the old conversions between
> python numeric types and c types. Did you use that?

no, I don't know about that.

> We could give you commit privileges for this work, or we could work offline
> with git, i.e., you could use git svn and I would pull from you to make the
> commits.

if that works for you, that sounds good.  Should I clone from trunk,
or is it going to be in a separate branch?


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