[Numpy-discussion] A 1.6.2 release?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Apr 21 11:24:22 CDT 2012


On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris@gmail.com
> wrote:

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> On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 2:46 AM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com
> > wrote:
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>> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Charles R Harris <
>> charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> Given the amount of new stuff coming in 1.7 and the slip in it's
>>> schedule, I wonder if it would be worth putting out a 1.6.2 release with
>>> fixes for einsum, ticket 1578, perhaps some others. My reasoning is that
>>> the fall releases of Fedora, Ubuntu are likely to still use 1.6 and they
>>> might as well use a somewhat fixed up version. The downside is located and
>>> backporting fixes is likely to be a fair amount of work. A 1.7 release
>>> would be preferable, but I'm not sure when we can make that happen.
>>>
>>
>> Travis still sounded hopeful of being able to resolve the 1.7 issues
>> relatively soon. On the other hand, even if that's done in one month we'll
>> still miss Debian stable and a 1.6.2 release won't be *that* much work.
>>
>> Let's go for it I would say.
>>
>> Aiming for a RC on May 2nd and final release on May 16th would work for
>> me.
>>
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> I count 280 BUG commits since 1.6.1, so we are going to need to thin those
> out.
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Backported einsum fixes.

Chuck
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