[Numpy-discussion] Schedule for 1.5.1?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Tue Oct 5 19:12:17 CDT 2010


On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 5:49 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Should we set a date for a bugfix 1.5.1 release? There are some bugs that
> would be nice to sort out in the 1.5.x series:
>
> Any Python versions:
>
> - #1605 (Cython vs. PEP-3118 issue: raising exceptions with active
>         cython buffers caused undefined behavior. Breaks Sage.)
> - #1617 (Ensure complex(np.longcomplex(...)) doesn't drop the imag part)
> - Fix doc build
>
> Python 3 specific:
>
> - #1604 (//-issue in distutils; infinite loop in some cases :)
> - #1609 (dotblas was never used on Python 3)
> - #1610 (fromfile/tofile did not stay in sync with Python 3 file handle
>         position -- breaks e.g. scipy.io pretty badly)
> - f2py startup script didn't run properly on Py3
>
> Not so many fixes so far, but I'd like to see a Numpy release with #1610
> fixed before releasing Scipy with Python 3 support. Since 2.0.0 breaks
> binary compatibility and merging the refactoring back may take some time,
> it would be nice to have another 1.5.x release.
>
> Ralf & c, opinions? I'd maybe suggest somewhere on the Oct/Nov axis.
>
>
Sounds good. I also have some stuff I'd like to add but won't have much time
before Nov. But whatever looks good to Ralf will work for me.

Chuck
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