[SciPy-dev] Dropping djbfft ?
Mon May 12 11:30:48 CDT 2008
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 7:59 AM, David Cournapeau
> I would like to ask again about dropping djbfft support. Djbfft is a
> fft implementation, which has not been updated since 1999, and is not
> packaged by most linux distributions (I quite doubt anyone on windows is
> using it). Also, because it only supports 2^n sizes, it has to be used
> simultaneously with another backend (fftpack, fftw, fftw3, etc....). The
> later is why I would like to drop it: it is quite a PITA to test all
> combinations, and it takes a lot of time for maybe one or two users out
> there. I would much prefer spending times on improving things like our
> fftw3 support, float support, etc...
I don't think I ever reported it, but I am pretty sure I have run into
problems by just having it installed when building SciPy. I would be
interested in whether anyone is able to successful use it.
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