[Numpy-discussion] Status of the 1.7 release

Frédéric Bastien nouiz@nouiz....
Mon Dec 17 11:09:44 CST 2012

While we are at it, back-porting


Would give a good speed up for an LTS.

I made a new PR that do this back-port:



On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 11:46 AM, David Warde-Farley
<d.warde.farley@gmail.com> wrote:
> A bit off-topic, but could someone have a look at
> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2699 and provide some feedback?
> If 1.7 is meant to be an LTS release, this would be a nice wart to
> have out of the way. The Travis failure was a spurious one that has
> since been fixed.
> On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 6:52 PM, Ondřej Čertík <ondrej.certik@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> If you go to the issues for 1.7 and click "high priority":
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues?labels=priority%3A+high&milestone=3&state=open
>> you will see 3 issues as of right now. Two of those have PR attached.
>> It's been a lot of work
>> to get to this point and I'd like to thank all of you for helping out
>> with the issues.
>> In particular, I have just fixed a very annoying segfault (#2738) in the PR:
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2831
>> If you can review that one carefully, that would be highly
>> appreciated. The more people the better,
>> it's a reference counting issue and since this would go into the 1.7
>> release and it's in the core of numpy,
>> I want to make sure that it's correct.
>> So the last high priority issue is:
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues/568
>> and that's the one I will be concentrating on now. After it's fixed, I
>> think we are ready to release the rc1.
>> There are more open issues (that are not "high priority"):
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues?labels=&milestone=3&page=1&state=open
>> But I don't think we should delay the release any longer because of
>> them. Let me know if there
>> are any objections. Of course, if you attach a PR fixing any of those,
>> we'll merge it.
>> Ondrej
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