[Numpy-discussion] 1.6: branching and release notes

Mark Wiebe mwwiebe@gmail....
Wed Mar 16 02:03:03 CDT 2011


On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 8:29 PM, Ralf Gommers
<ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>wrote:

>
>
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 2:31 AM, Charles R Harris <
> charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 11:59 PM, Ralf Gommers <
>>> ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi Mark, I see you just did this, but is there anything else you
>>>> want/need to do? If it's necessary I can postpone the first beta by a
>>>> couple of days. Better that than rush things too much and end up with
>>>> an API you have reservations about.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I pushed one more small API change to PyArray_NewLikeArray, adding a
>>> 'subok' parameter which lets you disable sub-types. The things missing still
>>> are documentation (maybe others can help?). The Python nditer exposure is
>>> undocumented, as well as the new parameters to ufuncs (full list: 'casting',
>>> 'out', 'order', 'subok', 'dtype').
>>>
>>>
> Okay, I'll write some docs for the nditer object.
>
>
>> We should probably postpone the beta by a few days, there are some other
>> loose ends floating about.
>>
>> Besides documentation the only thing I can think of is the structured
> array non-existing filed segfault thing. And perhaps #1619 would be good to
> have fixed, but not essential for a beta IMHO. Anything else?
>

I took a look at #1619, and added a comment suggesting an approach to fix
it. For the goal of having structured types work reasonably, this one
definitely needs a fix.

-Mark
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