Old F2PY NEWS

March 30, 2004
F2PY bug fix release (version 2.39.235-1693). Two new command line switches: --compiler and --include_paths. Support for allocatable string arrays. Callback arguments may now be arbitrary callable objects. Win32 installers for F2PY and Scipy_core are provided. Differences with the previous release (version 2.37.235-1660).
March 9, 2004
F2PY bug fix release (version 2.39.235-1660). Differences with the previous release (version 2.37.235-1644).
February 24, 2004
Latest F2PY release (version 2.39.235-1644). Support for scipy_distutils 0.2.2 and up (e.g. compiler flags can be changed via f2py command line options). Implemented support for character arrays and arrays of strings (e.g. character*(*) a(m,..)). Important bug fixes regarding complex arguments, upgrading is highly recommended. Documentation updates. Differences with the previous release (version 2.37.233-1545).
September 11, 2003
Latest F2PY release (version 2.37.233-1545). New statements: pymethoddef and usercode in interface blocks. New function: as_column_major_storage. New CPP macro: F2PY_REPORT_ON_ARRAY_COPY. Bug fixes. Differences with the previous release (version 2.35.229-1505).
August 2, 2003
Latest F2PY release (version 2.35.229-1505). Differences with the previous release (version 2.32.225-1419).
April 2, 2003
Initial support for Numarray (thanks to Todd Miller).
December 8, 2002
Sixth public release of F2PY (version 2.32.225-1419). Comes with revised F2PY Users Guide, new testing site, lots of fixes and other improvements, see HISTORY.txt for details.