[Numpy-discussion] A 1.6.2 release?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Mon Apr 23 19:24:29 CDT 2012


On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Ralf Gommers
<ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>wrote:

>
>
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Charles R Harris <
> charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Ralf Gommers <
>> ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 3:44 PM, Charles R Harris <
>>> charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 5:25 AM, Ralf Gommers <
>>>> ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>> Aiming for a RC on May 2nd and final release on May 16th would work
>>>>>>> for me.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> I count 280 BUG commits since 1.6.1, so we are going to need to thin
>>>>>> those out.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Indeed. We can discard all commits related to NA and datetime, and
>>>>> then we should find some balance between how important the fixes are and
>>>>> how much risk there is that they break something. I agree with the couple
>>>>> of backports you've done so far, but I propose to do the rest via PRs.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>> Charles, did you have some practical way in mind to select these
>>> commits? We could split it up by time range or by submodules for example.
>>> I'd prefer the latter. You would be able to do a better job of the commits
>>> touching numpy/core than I. How about you do that one and the polynomial
>>> module, and I do the rest?
>>>
>>>
>> I'll give it a shot. I thought the first thing I would try is a search on
>> tickets. We'll also need to track things and I haven't thought of a good
>> way to do that apart from making a list and checking things off. I don't
>> think there was too much polynomial fixing, mostly new stuff, but I'd like
>> to use the current documentation. I don't know how you manage that for
>> releases.
>>
>
> Nothing too fancy - I use the open tickets for the milestone at
> http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/report/3, plus the checklist at
> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/blob/master/doc/HOWTO_RELEASE.rst.txt and
> perhaps a small todo list in my inbox. Normally we only do bugfix releases
> for specific reasons, so besides those I just scan through the list of
> commits and pick only some relevant ones of which I'm sure that they won't
> give any problems.
>
> The fixed items under
>
> http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/query?status=closed&group=resolution&milestone=1.7.0
>
> http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/query?status=closed&group=resolution&milestone=2.0.0
> probably give the best overview.
>
>
Argghhh... work ;) But thanks, that's a good starting point...

Chuck
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