[pythran] Pythran 0.7 is out

  • From: serge guelton <sguelton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pythran@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, numfocus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, python-announce-list@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:13:28 +0200

(sorry for the double posting if any)

It is my pleasure to announce a new version of the Pythran compiler.

Pythran is a Python compiler for scientific computing, more details on
the PyData Paris talk:

http://serge-sans-paille.github.io/talks/pydata-2015-04-03.html#/

A huge achievement of this version is being able to efficiently compile
the following kernel:


https://github.com/serge-sans-paille/pythran/blob/master/pythran/tests/cases/grayscott.py

Kudos to Valerio De Carolis, Leopold Haimberger, xantares, T.J. Ragan,
Joël Falcou and Neal Becker for their ultra-motivating feedbacks!

And thanks *a lot* to Pierrick Brunet for his impressive development
work and code reviewing effort!

homepage: http://pythonhosted.org/pythran/
github: https://github.com/serge-sans-paille/pythran
pypi: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pythran
freenode: #pythran
mliste: pythran@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

More details on this version (from the changelog):

* Various numpy.* function implementation improvement (incl. concatenate,
str.join, itertools.combinations)

* Better error detection during install step

* 32 bit compatibility

* Complete rewrite of the expression engine

* Improved support of numpy extended expression

* Better user feedback on invalid pythran spec

* More efficient support of string litterals

* Faster exponentiation when index is an integer

* NT2 revision bump

* No-copy list as numpy expression parameters

* Accept C and fortran layout for input arrays

* Range value analysis and boundcheck removal

* Newaxis style indexing

* Better array-of-complex support

* Glimpses of python3 support

* Support for importing user defined modules

* Archlinux support

* Accept strided array as exported function input


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