[Numpy-discussion] 1.5 release schedule proposal

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Jul 29 08:59:23 CDT 2010


On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 4:59 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 6:41 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla@molden.no> wrote:
>
> > I had this in a Matlab MEX file I used for my dissertation. The ziggurat
> > is not hard to program, even for general PDFs. We could even fill in the
> > ziggurat table using numerical integration, and code one for general PDFs
> > (NumPy overhead for the tail fallback could be amortized). There is a
> > timing here claiming ziggurat with mt19937 is 3.9 times faster than
> > Box-Müller:
>
> This is not a patch,
>
>
There might be a problem with the endian commits we should look into. From
Scott Sinclair on scipy-dev,

I see this too (since r8541) on 64 bit Ubuntu. I see that the change
> has also gone into the 1.4.x and 1.5.x branches (r8542 & r8543), I
> guess that those commits should be reverted until trunk is fixed.
>

 Chuck
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