[Numpy-discussion] Removing datetime support for 1.4.x series ?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Feb 11 19:11:47 CST 2010


On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 6:03 PM, David Cournapeau <david@silveregg.co.jp>wrote:

> Charles R Harris wrote:
> >
> > I do think a 1.4.1 should be released without the datetime changes just
> > so there would be an updated version out there for slow adopters. We
> > wouldn't maintain it, though, it would be the end of the 1.x line.
>
> We could make a source release - we could do it from the current 1.4.x
> branch as it is, as the datetime has already been removed.
>
> As I want to get a binary installer ready for scipy as soon as 2.0 get
> released, I don't think it makes sense to waste time on getting a scipy
> binary built against 1.4.x now.
>
>
I think a 1.4.x release without a corresponding scipy release would be fine.
Folks who want to upgrade scipy could then compile it themselves but they
wouldn't have to recompile all the other binaries that depended on numpy.

Chuck
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