Interfacing Python & Fortran

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at
Tue Mar 25 18:37:29 CET 2003

On Monday 24 March 2003 08:37, Amit Keney wrote:

>         I am interested in interfacing Python & Fortran . Searching the
> net, I came up with Pyfort & F2PY.
> I use a MIPS pro fortran 90 compiler on an IRIX platform. Should I go
> forward with Pyfort or F2PY

That depends on your applications. The two interface generators are optimized 
for different situations. Pyfort does more of the work for you, but can 
silently introduce array copies that might turn out to be a problem for you.

Try both on a simple project and decide then.


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