[Numpy-discussion] numpy docs dependency problem in Ubuntu
Thu Feb 17 17:00:05 CST 2011
On Feb 12, 2011, at 06:12 PM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> Now that you're here to discuss Ubuntu packaging, can you tell us if you or
>another packager plan to include scipy 0.9.0 in Natty if it's released on
>time? Final release is planned for the weekend of 19/20 Feb.
Feature freeze for Natty is February 24th, so if the timing is *just right* it
may be possible. Ideally, we'd get 0.9.0 into Debian right after scipy 0.9.0
is released, and then sync it to Ubuntu. I don't have permission to upload to
Debian, so we'd have to coordinate that between upstream (you guys), Debian
Python Modules Team <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and
Ubuntu. If you remind me, I'll will try to facilitate that.
One question though: is 0.9.0 API and backward compatible with 0.8.0? I see
we have a couple of dozen reverse dependencies on python-scipy, so if there's
any chance that 0.9.0 would break those dependencies, we may have to push that
off until Natty+1. Here are a list of the reverse dependencies in Natty:
I can probably run a test build in a PPA for these packages, but the timing
will be tight.
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