[Biopython-dev] Bio/cMarkovModelmodule.c

Peter biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Sat Oct 30 12:43:53 UTC 2010

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Michiel de Hoon wrote:
> Currently there is a pure-Python fall back for _logadd in
> MarkovModel.py. We could check if the numpy version
> is at least 1.3 in setup.py, show a warning if an older
> numpy is found, and use the fall back in MarkovModel.py
> if numpy does not contain logaddexp. Then if we remove
> cMarkovModelmodule.c, in the worst case (a Windows
> user with Python 2.4 who cannot update to a more recent
> Python) MarkovModel.py will be a bit slower, but no
> functionality is lost.
> --Michiel.

That sounds OK to me :)

Once we drop Python 2.4 maybe we can also list
NumPy 1.3 as the minimum supported NumPy?


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