[Numpy-discussion] Scheduling the 1.7.1 and 1.8 releases

Nathaniel Smith njs@pobox....
Thu Apr 11 11:12:17 CDT 2013


On 11 Apr 2013 15:29, "Charles R Harris" <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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>
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> On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 4:32 AM, Sebastian Berg <
sebastian@sipsolutions.net> wrote:
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>> On Wed, 2013-03-06 at 11:43 -0700, Charles R Harris wrote:
>> > Hi All,
>> >
>> <snip>
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>> > The development branch has been accumulating stuff since last summer,
>> > I suggest we look to get it out in May, branching at the end of this
>> > month.
>>
>> Hey,
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>> maybe it is a bit early, but I was wondering. What are the things that
>> should be done before branching? Most of the blockers should be
>> resolved? I think the largest of that are maybe the deprecations (but
>> since 1.7.0 is not too long ago many of them maybe don't need touching).
>> Aside from that, I think these are lurking/in-progress:
>>
>> Fix the piled up mapping.c things:
>>     * This means resolving https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/436 .
>>       It will be even worse now, but maybe at least most of it can
>>       be put in without too much work?
>>     * After that, non-integer deprecations should be done fully before
>>       1.8. I think, but these need to change mapping.c too (the
>>       most work is probably the tests...):
>>         - https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2891
>>         - https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2825
>>     * (https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2701)
>>
>> Are the 2to3 fixers supposed to be finished for 1.8? If yes there is
>> probably no point in thinking about branching, etc. since back porting
>> them all is just pain.
>>
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> There is no milestone for the 2to3 stuff, although I expect it will be
done by the end of April.

Will releasing 1.8 with these partially applied cause any issues that you
can think of? (Like making later 1.8.1 backports easier or harder?) I guess
we haven't noticed any problems backporting 1.7 changes yet, so hopefully
it doesn't matter?

-n
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