[Numpy-discussion] Release candidate 3 for NumPy 1.4.1 and SciPy 0.7.2

Sebastian Haase seb.haase@gmail....
Tue Apr 20 12:52:25 CDT 2010


On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 2:23 AM, Ralf Gommers
<ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>
> wrote:
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>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 4:21 PM, Ralf Gommers
>> <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
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>>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Sebastian Haase <seb.haase@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Congratulations. I might be unnecessarily dense - but what SciPy am I
>>>> supposed to use with the new numpy 1.4.1 for Python 2.5? I'm surprised
>>>> that there are no SciPy 0.7.2 binaries for Python 2.5 - is that
>>>> technically not possible ?
>>>>
>>> You're not being dense, there are no 2.5 scipy binaries. I did not
>>> succeed in building them. The scipy 0.7 branch is so old (from Jan 2009)
>>> that it has never been compiled on OS X 10.6, and I did not yet find a way
>>> to get it to work. For Windows I also had problems, there it should be
>>> compiled against numpy 1.2 while the 2.6 binaries are compiled against numpy
>>> 1.3. The variations in numpy, python and OS just added up to make it
>>> unworkable.
>>>
>>> I can give it another try after the final release, but first priority is
>>> to finally release.
>>
>> To remind myself of the issue I tried building it again, and managed to
>> build a 2.5 binary against numpy 1.3 on OS X at least. Can anyone tell me
>> why 2.5 binaries are supposed to be built against numpy 1.2 and 2.6 binaries
>> against numpy 1.3?
>>
>>
> It seems I've crawled a bit further up the learning curve since last time I
> tried. Scipy binaries for python 2.5 (built against numpy 1.2) are now on
> Sourceforge, please test them.
>
What does "built against numpy 1.2" actually mean exactly ? Is that
just a "building time" thing and they actually work together (at run
time) with numpy 1.4.1 ? That would be all fine then ... what
platform(s) are you talking about ? (What about Windows?)

- Sebastian


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