[Numpy-discussion] Will numpy 1.7.0 final be binary compatible with the rc?

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock@googlemail....
Wed Feb 6 04:37:47 CST 2013


On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 3:46 AM, Ondřej Čertík <ondrej.certik@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:22 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock@googlemail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> Will the numpy 1.7.0 'final' be binary compatible with the release
>>> candidate(s)? i.e. Would it be safe for me to release a Windows
>>> installer for a package using the NumPy C API compiled against
>>> the NumPy 1.7.0rc?
>>
>>
>> Yes, that should be safe.
>
> Yes. I plan to release rc2 immediately once
>
> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2964
>
> is merged (e.g. I am hoping for today). The final should then be
> identical to rc2.
>
> Ondrej

Great - in that case I'll wait a couple of days and use rc2 for this
(just in case there is a subtle difference from rc1).

Thanks,

Peter


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