[Numpy-discussion] stdint.h

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Thu May 23 21:29:29 EDT 2013


On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 11:44 PM, Chris Barker - NOAA Federal
<chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 1:44 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Just seeking some info here. The file stdint.h was part of the C99 standard
>> and has types for integers of specified width and thus could be used to
>> simplify some of the numpy configuration. I'm curious as to which compilers
>> might be a problem and what folks think of that possibility.
>
> MSVC 2008, which is the (still!) the standard compiler for Python <=
> 2.7, does not include that header. Newer MSVC versions do.

There are stdint,h for msvc hanging around, like here:
https://code.google.com/p/msinttypes/

David



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