[Numpy-discussion] Reason behind C_ABI_VERSION so high

Sandro Tosi morph@debian....
Tue Nov 1 05:36:01 CDT 2011


Hi Stéfan,
thanks for your reply.

2011/11/1 Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za>:
> But nowadays the ABI number is simply bumped
> by one after every change, so for a good couple of million releases
> you should be safe ignoring the "1"

perfect, that's good for us

> (but is the value really large enough to cause problems?).

well, we plan to have that number into a package name, so having
python-numpy-abi01000009 is kinda ugly (not that python-numpy-abi9 is
that better , but at least is shorter).

Cheers,
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