[Cython] Error when using Intel icl compiler on Windows

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 04:19:09 CEST 2011


On 9 September 2011 05:26, Robert Bradshaw <robertwb at math.washington.edu> wrote:
> Does it work with icc if you replace
>
>  #   define CYTHON_UNUSED __attribute__ ((__unused__))
>
> with
>
>  #   define CYTHON_UNUSED __attribute__ ((unused))
>
> ?
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 12:28 AM, Christoph Gohlke <cgohlke at uci.edu> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> compiling Cython 0.15 generated C code on Windows using the Intel Compiler
>> 11.1 icl.exe results in an "expected a type specifier" error.
>>
>> For example:
>>
>> /* "numpy.pxd":190
>>  *         # experimental exception made for __getbuffer__ and
>> __releasebuffer__
>>  *         # -- the details of this may change.
>>  *         def __getbuffer__(ndarray self, Py_buffer* info, int flags):
>>         # <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>  *             # This implementation of getbuffer is geared towards Cython
>>  *             # requirements, and does not yet fullfill the PEP.
>>  */
>>
>> static CYTHON_UNUSED int __pyx_pf_5numpy_7ndarray___getbuffer__(PyObject
>> *__pyx_v_self, Py_buffer *__pyx_v_info, int __pyx_v_flags); /*proto*/
>>       ^
>> Error: expected a type specifier.
>>
>> The problem is the definition of CYTHON_UNUSED.
>>
>> Please consider the attached patch. It works for me but maybe the problem is
>> icl version specific, not Windows specific.
>>

Robert, could you apply this patch?

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