[SciPy-dev] Fortran code in scipy_base

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Sat Sep 20 13:08:34 CDT 2003

Pearu Peterson wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 19 Sep 2003 travo at scipy.org wrote:
>>Update of /home/cvsroot/world/scipy_core/scipy_base
>>In directory scipy.org:/tmp/cvs-serv7557/scipy_core/scipy_base
>>Modified Files:
>>	function_base.py polynomial.py setup_scipy_base.py 
>>Added Files:
>>	futil.f 
>>Log Message:
>>Added fortran utility functions to scipy_base as part of f2py demo.
> Adding Fortran codes to scipy_core contradicts with its design idea.
> Namely, the modules from scipy_core were factored from the earlier scipy
> package in order to resolve packaging issues of scipy and f2py2e -- see
> scipy/PACKAGERS.txt. The solution was that
>   scipy_core
>   f2py2e
>   scipy
> should be installed strictly in the given order, so, scipy_core may
> contain only pure Python or C extension modules.
> So, could futil.f be moved to somewhere under scipy?

Yes, It definitely could.  I'll do it.


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