[SciPy-dev] Cython, f2py and GSoC

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Thu Mar 26 10:20:20 CDT 2009

On 3/26/2009 3:45 PM, Dag Sverre Seljebotn wrote:

> Though we could always skip wrapping of functions which already are 
> declared BIND(C), that's actually a nice idea. This would make it 
> possible to write a wrapper manually and skip this overhead in extreme 
> situations (where the Fortran compiler also cannot inline the call), 
> while still having Python bindings generated.

If the idea is to take a Fortran module and autogenerate an .f03 file 
with C bindings and a corresponding C/C++ header, I don't really see 
where Cython comes in. Such a tool would be useful beyond the Python 

Sturla Molden

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