[Numpy-discussion] Schedule for 1.5.1?
Charles R Harris
Thu Oct 7 08:09:37 CDT 2010
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 2:34 AM, Ralf Gommers <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 8:12 AM, Charles R Harris <
> email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 5:49 PM, Pauli Virtanen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Should we set a date for a bugfix 1.5.1 release? There are some bugs that
>>> would be nice to sort out in the 1.5.x series:
>>> Any Python versions:
>>> - #1605 (Cython vs. PEP-3118 issue: raising exceptions with active
>>> cython buffers caused undefined behavior. Breaks Sage.)
>>> - #1617 (Ensure complex(np.longcomplex(...)) doesn't drop the imag part)
>>> - Fix doc build
>>> Python 3 specific:
>>> - #1604 (//-issue in distutils; infinite loop in some cases :)
>>> - #1609 (dotblas was never used on Python 3)
>>> - #1610 (fromfile/tofile did not stay in sync with Python 3 file handle
>>> position -- breaks e.g. scipy.io pretty badly)
>>> - f2py startup script didn't run properly on Py3
>>> Not so many fixes so far, but I'd like to see a Numpy release with #1610
>>> fixed before releasing Scipy with Python 3 support. Since 2.0.0 breaks
>>> binary compatibility and merging the refactoring back may take some time,
>>> it would be nice to have another 1.5.x release.
>>> Ralf & c, opinions? I'd maybe suggest somewhere on the Oct/Nov axis.
>> A 1.5.1 release soon would be good. All the issues above are already
> committed, is there anything else that needs to go in? If not, I think an RC
> by the end of next week (10/17) and release by the end of the month should
> be possible.
> The one bug that I want to have fixed is #1399, which causes build problems
> for scipy on OS X.
> Sounds good. I also have some stuff I'd like to add but won't have much
>> time before Nov. But whatever looks good to Ralf will work for me.
> Any specific issues you have in mind?
No, I just wanted to include the Laguerre and Hermite polynomials and add a
domain keyword to the linspace method of the polynomial template. But I
don't think these are pressing needs.
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