[Numpy-discussion] A 1.6.2 release?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Apr 21 10:16:22 CDT 2012

On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 2:46 AM, Ralf Gommers

> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Charles R Harris <
> charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Given the amount of new stuff coming in 1.7 and the slip in it's
>> schedule, I wonder if it would be worth putting out a 1.6.2 release with
>> fixes for einsum, ticket 1578, perhaps some others. My reasoning is that
>> the fall releases of Fedora, Ubuntu are likely to still use 1.6 and they
>> might as well use a somewhat fixed up version. The downside is located and
>> backporting fixes is likely to be a fair amount of work. A 1.7 release
>> would be preferable, but I'm not sure when we can make that happen.
> Travis still sounded hopeful of being able to resolve the 1.7 issues
> relatively soon. On the other hand, even if that's done in one month we'll
> still miss Debian stable and a 1.6.2 release won't be *that* much work.
> Let's go for it I would say.
> Aiming for a RC on May 2nd and final release on May 16th would work for me.
I count 280 BUG commits since 1.6.1, so we are going to need to thin those

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