[SciPy-dev] Bessel functions from Boost

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Sun Feb 8 11:35:41 CST 2009

Sun, 08 Feb 2009 18:25:32 +0100, Matthieu Brucher wrote:

>> The only problem is that being in Boost, they are written in C++, and I
>> guess we can't make Scipy to depend on it.
> The sparse module is already based on C+, so why not more ?

The problem is not C++ per se, but Boost:

(i) How much of it we need to bundle with Scipy?
(ii) Are there portability/build issues?

But yes, using unmodified upstream code could be a relief from the 
maintenance POV.

Pauli Virtanen

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