[SciPy-dev] Cython, f2py and GSoC
Dag Sverre Seljebotn
Thu Mar 26 14:45:53 CDT 2009
David Huard wrote:
> The Fortran bindings generator would be able to generate bindings that
> are python-buffer aware. Currently one has to include the array
> bounds information in the argument list for all fortran functions to
> work with f2py; one can't use the nice assumed-shape arrays in Fortran
> 90 and later. We would be adding that functionality (among other
> things). One could then seamlessly pass around multi-dimensional
> numpy arrays to external fortran functions that use assumed-shape
> This would be great !
> Have you thought of a way to handle ELEMENTAL statements ? Could they be
> converted into ufuncs directly ?
It's possible to take Cython to a level where this could be done through
Cython, and I hope that will happen, but I don't think it should fall
within the scope of this project because of the workload.
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