[Numpy-discussion] Scheduling the 1.7.1 and 1.8 releases

Ondřej Čertík ondrej.certik@gmail....
Fri Mar 8 05:07:02 CST 2013


On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 9:06 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs@pobox.com> wrote:
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>> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Charles R Harris
>> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi All,
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>> > There are now some 14 non-merge commits in the 1.7.x branch including
>> > the
>> > critical diagonal leak fix. I think there is maybe one more critical
>> > backport and perhaps several low priority fixes, documentation and such,
>> > but
>> > I think we should start up the release process with a goal of getting
>> > 1.7.1
>> > out by the middle of April.
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>> What's the critical backport you're thinking of? This last shows just
>> two backport PRs waiting to be merged, one trivial one that I just
>> submitted, the other that needs a tweak but won't take long:
>>   https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues?milestone=27&page=1&state=open
>> But I agree, basically we should merge those two (today?) and then
>> release the first RC as soon as Ondrej has a moment to do so...
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> I added issue 2999, which I think should be taken along. Other than that, +1
> for a quick release.
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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.
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>> I would say "let's fix the blockers and then branch as soon as Ondrej
>> has time to do it", but in practice I suspect this comes out the same
>> as what you just said :-). I just pruned the list of blockers; here's
>> what we've got:
>>   https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues?milestone=1&page=1&state=open
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> It looks like we're not doing so well with setting Milestones correctly.
> Only 4 closed issues for 1.8....
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> Release quickly after 1.7.1 sounds good.

I hope to finish the rest of issues for 1.7.1 today or tomorrow.
Should I release 1.7.1rc1 first? I think that makes sense, just to be
sure, right?

Ondrej


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