[SciPy-dev] Cleaning and fixing fft in scipy ?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Apr 27 11:35:02 CDT 2007

David Cournapeau wrote:
> Hi,
>     When fixing the fft problem with prime number in numpy, I came again 
> across the fft implementation in scipy, and related problems (suboptimal 
> solution for fftw, see eg scipy ticket #1). I would like to improve the 
> situation:
>     - First, I think the module needs serious cleaning, as for now, it 
> is a bunch of C files with many #define all accross the code, making it 
> difficult to track things. I propose to split the sources by 
> implementation (fft_fftw3.c, fft_fft2, fft_mkl, etc...); this can be 
> done without any consequence on the implementation.
>     - Then, improving fft where it is needed.
>     Does this sound ok with scipy developers ?

Go for it. Thank you!

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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