[Numpy-discussion] nose changes checked in

Andrew Straw strawman@astraw....
Wed Jun 18 16:02:51 CDT 2008


Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
> 2008/6/18 Alan McIntyre <alan.mcintyre@gmail.com>:
>   
>> Is "next release" referring to 1.2 or the release after that?  If it's
>> the release after 1.2, then I assume that 1.2 must still be able to
>> run all its tests without nose.
>>     
>
> Alternatively, we could distribute Nose inside of NumPy for one
> release?  I suppose the Debian guys would shoot us :)
No, I don't think they'll shoot anyone. :) It can just be disabled with
a Debian specific patch to numpy. And since nose is LGPL (and therefore
DFSG kosher), I don't think there'd be any reason to even bother
re-making the source tarball. I'm quite sure the Debian packagers have
dealt with worse.


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