[Clam-devel] Re: Removing fftw 2?
xavier at amatriain.net
Tue Jan 29 06:43:33 PST 2008
The only reasons I could think of were "historical", "I like even more
numbers" or sentimental such as "I fell in love while coding on the
Now seriously, I think the only reason we decided to keep the fftw2 was
that at that
point the fftw3 was not completely supported in all distros but I think
that is a
thing of the past.
David García Garzón wrote:
> No answer, so, bye, bye fftw
> El Tuesday 29 January 2008 03:39:33 David García Garzón va escriure:
>> Configuration checks for fftw2 are more than 250 lines of SCons code in
>> (vs. 50 for the fftw3) do we want to keep such a monster?
>> fftw3 is superior to fftw2 in precision and performance, it is easier to
>> configure not having 4 libs with their own prefixes for different
>> precissions, for example. They both have the same license (not like ooura)
>> and all platforms seems to support well fftw3.
>> Any reason to keep compatibility with the old version? Do we chop its head?
>> PD: In fact this duplication is my fault: i was applying the
>> Duplicate-Fill-Migrate-Clean pattern for refactorings to upgrade the
>> library but i missed the 'Clean' waiting for multiplatform to work.
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