[Numpy-discussion] Warning on http://scipy.org/ about binary incompatibility ?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Jan 28 00:24:30 CST 2010


On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 6:20 PM, David Cournapeau <david@silveregg.co.jp>wrote:

> josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
> > Can we/someone add a warning on the front page http://scipy.org/
> > (maybe under news for numpy download) about incompatibility of the
> > binaries on sourceforge of scipy <=0.7.1 with numpy 1.4.0 ?
>
> It seems that it will be quite difficult to fix the issue without
> removing something (I tried to use datetime as user types, but this
> opened a can of worms), so I am (quite reluctantly ) coming to the
> conclusion we should just bite the bullet and change the ABI number (so
> that importing anything will fail instead of crashing randomly).
>
> Something like numpy 1.4.0.1, which would just have a different ABI
> number than 1.4.0, without anything else.
>
>
Why do you think it would be better to make this change in 1.4 rather than
1.5?

Chuck
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/numpy-discussion/attachments/20100127/84d55b0a/attachment.html 


More information about the NumPy-Discussion mailing list