[Numpy-discussion] I want to help with a numpy python 3.1.x port
Fri Sep 18 11:19:40 CDT 2009
On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 4:29 PM, Charles R Harris
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 9:09 AM, René Dudfield <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 4:05 PM, Charles R Harris
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 8:52 AM, René Dudfield <email@example.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?
> If things work like we want, the changes will have to end up in trunk.
> That's not to say you can't work in a git branch. One concern I have is
> pulling between git repos that have been rebased to svn, as I understand it
> this can lead to problems. OTOH, I think things should work if both git
> repos are rebased to the same svn revision. Hmm, it might be best to work in
> a branch that is kept rebased to the master which is kept in sync with svn.
> Maybe someone who knows a bit more about git can weigh in here.
Well, for now I can just send patches with a svn diff... if you'd be
so kind as to apply them after a review :)
Integrating working changes into trunk incrementally seems like a good
idea (not know numpy dev process very well).
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