[Numpy-discussion] numpy1.4 dtype issues: scipy.stats & pytables
Wed Jan 13 22:41:13 CST 2010
> On 12/01/2010 17:41, Robert Kern wrote:
>> It's not a bug, but it is a known issue. We tried very hard to keep
>> numpy 1.4 binary compatible; however, Pyrex and Cython impose
>> additional runtime checks above and beyond binary compatibility.
> Robert, Josef,
> are you saying that mac users shouldn't expect
> to "just work" together, download and go ?
It would not work for the concerned subpackages, no.
> If not, then the download pages should clearly say "... may not work with ..."
> (If they weren't tested together, that's imho a problem in the process;
> I realize that testing is hard work, no glory.)
It is not so much hard-work than time consuming, at least as long as we
don't have automated testing of binaries.
Unfortunately, the problem was not caught properly during the beta phase,
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