[Numpy-discussion] How to test f2py?

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Wed Feb 24 02:19:08 CST 2010

I don't think the situation is that bad with f2py. I suppose it will be enough to erect unicode vs. Bytes barrier where the file i/o is done, and let f2py work internally with unicode. Doesn't sound so bad, but I'd have to take a closer look.

Pauli Virtanen
----- Alkuperäinen viesti -----
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Boy, that code is *old*, it still uses Numeric ;) I don't think it can
> > really be considered a test suite, it needs lotsa love and it needs to get
> > installed. Anyway, f2py with py3k turns out to have string problems, and I
> > expect other type problems, so there is considerable work that needs to be
> > done to bring it up to snuff. Sounds like gsoc material. I'm not going to
> > worry about it any more until later.
> If it would take a GSoC to make it up to work, it may be time better
> spent on improving fwrap.
> Maybe Pearu would have some ideas, but the problem I see with f2py
> today is that it is pretty much Pearu's work only, and given that the
> code has a relatively low unit test suite, the code is not that easy
> to dive in for someone else.
> cheers,
> David
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