[Numpy-discussion] updated 1.5.1 release schedule

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@googlemail....
Sun Nov 7 18:12:22 CST 2010

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 5:16 AM, Vincent Davis <vincent@vincentdavis.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 1:51 AM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Since we weren't able to stick to the original schedule for 1.5.1,
>> here's a short note about the current status. There are two changes
>> that need to go in before RC2:
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/11
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/9
>> If no one has time for a review I'll commit those to 1.5.x by Tuesday
>> and tag RC2. Final release should be one week after that, unless an
>> RC3 is necessary.
> Since we will have 2 different dmgs for python2.7 (osx10.3 and osx10.5) and
> I don't think there is any check in the installer to make sure the right
> python2.7 version is present when installing. The installer only check that
> python2.7 is present. I think a check should be added. I am missing somthing
> or there are other suggestions I would like to get this in 1.5.1rc2. I not
> sure the best way to make this check but I think I can come up with a
> solution. Also would need a useful error message.
> Vincent

To let the user know if there's a mismatch may be helpful, but we
shouldn't prevent installation. In many cases mixing installers will
just work. If you have a patch it's welcome, but I think it's not
critical for this release.


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