Using Fortran libraries from Python?

Carl phleum_nospam at
Fri Jun 18 18:16:26 CEST 2004

> Another solution (not tested) could be to use "-lg2c" instead of
> "-lf2c". As I understand it, the g77 runtime library is derived from
> the f2c runtime library. 

This seems to work! How did you know?

> An even better (in my opinion) solution would
> be to use "f2py" from <>, a tool to
> wrap python (and C) code for python.

I will try both "f2py" and all other possible solution suggestions to my

I'm positively overwhelmed by your response. You've saved me a great deal of
trouble and (I don't know how many) hours of tedious trial and error work. 

Thank you!


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