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asked 2011-06-16 01:14:22 +0200

Jennifer Dylan gravatar image

Let's say, I wrote matrix.c which is a C file containing several functions. Can I call any of the functions defined in matrix.c from Sage? What special compilation do I need for matrix.c?

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answered 2011-06-16 05:53:06 +0200

Joaquim Puig gravatar image

You can use your C/C++ code directly, using the Ctypes library, which is included in SAGE. You can find a nicely documented example on how to call your libraries on Numerical Sage documentation:

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answered 2011-06-16 01:56:58 +0200

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updated 2011-06-16 01:57:19 +0200

Probably you will want to use Cython to do this - it's a good way to integrate C libraries with Sage (as well as to create C code from within Sage).

You may also want to search this site for Cython for more tips.

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There's also ctypes, which I've found useful in the past.

DSM gravatar imageDSM ( 2011-06-16 04:51:31 +0200 )edit

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