[Numpy-discussion] How to test f2py?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Feb 26 09:06:58 CST 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 04:42, David Cournapeau <david@silveregg.co.jp> wrote:

> I don't really know the assumptions made by f2py otherwise: is it
> prevalent for most fortran compilers to pass most things by reference ?

I think that's part of the standardized semantics, yes. That said,
some things in the C API like how to pass the length of a character
string are not standardized and are sometimes passed by value.

Robert Kern

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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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