[SciPy-dev] backporting changes in scipy.stats

Bruce Southey bsouthey@gmail....
Thu May 14 15:16:43 CDT 2009


josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 8:37 AM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> Most of the changes in scipy.stats could be backported to scipy 7.1
>>>
>>> changesets: 5591, 5592, 5597, 5599, 5601, 5600, 5602, 5604, 5623,
>>> 5636, 5637, 5638, 5646, 5672(replay) are (mostly) bugfixes and
>>> improvement in numerical precision.
>>> changesets: 5598, 5645 are additional tests
>>> changesets: 5562, 5564, 5565, 5566, 5567, 5587 are switching to
>>> np.mean, np.var and can be backported or not
>>>
>>> I never did any backporting and I'm currently not set up for it.
>>> I would appreciate if someone could backport these changes, otherwise
>>> I will try to do it next weekend.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>       
>> If the changes are all specific to a certain file/directory and there are no
>> changes you *don't* want to backport from that file/directory, the easiest
>> thing to do is check out the 7.1.x branch, copy over the files/directory
>> from the trunk, and check in the result. There are doubtless more
>> sophisticated ways if you happen to have the whole repository including
>> branches checked out, but I think that is the simplest and safest.
>>
>>     
>
>
>
> Thanks, that sounds easy enough. I have usually only the trunk checked out.
> There is one set of changes, the removal of stats.mean, var, std and
> median, that we don't want to backport, but this could be confined to
> the four functions. I'm very used to winmerge, so I can do this by the
> end of the week.
>
> Josef
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Hi,
Can you also add ticket 877 (Depreciation of samplevar in scipy.stats) 
since it is the same reason as removing stats.std?

The other possibility is ticket 906 Depreciate erfc function.

Bruce



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