[SciPy-dev] Is it ok to depend on ctypes for scipy code ?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Jun 13 22:33:24 CDT 2007

David Cournapeau wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> I think you may be reading my statement out of context. Andrew asked about
>> building shared libraries for ctypes' use by abusing distutils to build a fake
>> extension module from it.
> Mmh, do you mean building a library with  
> config.add_extension('foo',                                                        
>         sources=[join('src', 'vq.c') ])
> is not enought to load it through ctypes on windows ?

Correct. It will not even build.

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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