[Numpy-discussion] Status of the 1.7 release

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@gmail....
Sun Dec 16 03:49:08 CST 2012


On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 3:17 AM, Nathaniel Smith <njs@pobox.com> wrote:

> #294 is a regression, so probably should be considered release critical. I
> can't tell if #2750 is a real problem or not. #378 looks serious, but
> afaict has actually been fixed even though the bug is still marked open? At
> least fixed in 1.7.x?
> On 15 Dec 2012 23:52, "Ondřej Čertík" <ondrej.certik@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> If you go to the issues for 1.7 and click "high priority":
>>
>>
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues?labels=priority%3A+high&milestone=3&state=open
>>
>> you will see 3 issues as of right now. Two of those have PR attached.
>> It's been a lot of work
>> to get to this point and I'd like to thank all of you for helping out
>> with the issues.
>>
>>
>> In particular, I have just fixed a very annoying segfault (#2738) in the
>> PR:
>>
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2831
>>
>> If you can review that one carefully, that would be highly
>> appreciated. The more people the better,
>> it's a reference counting issue and since this would go into the 1.7
>> release and it's in the core of numpy,
>> I want to make sure that it's correct.
>>
>> So the last high priority issue is:
>>
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues/568
>>
>> and that's the one I will be concentrating on now. After it's fixed, I
>> think we are ready to release the rc1.
>>
>> There are more open issues (that are not "high priority"):
>>
>>
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues?labels=&milestone=3&page=1&state=open
>>
>> But I don't think we should delay the release any longer because of
>> them. Let me know if there
>> are any objections. Of course, if you attach a PR fixing any of those,
>> we'll merge it.
>>
>
Properly documenting .base (gh-2737) and casting rules (gh-561) changes
should be finished before rc1. I agree that the Debian issues all shouldn't
block the release.

Ralf
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