[SciPy-dev] scipy-0.5.2

Nils Wagner nwagner at iam.uni-stuttgart.de
Wed Dec 6 07:07:47 CST 2006

Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Darren Dale wrote:
>> On October 25, a message was posted to scipy-dev suggesting Oct 30 as a target 
>> release date for scipy-0.5.2. I'm sure there are good reasons for the delay, 
>> but several people have asked on the lists about the availability of a scipy 
>> release that is compatible with numpy-1.0, and to my knowledge these 
>> inquiries have not been answered. Would someone knowledgeable post a status 
>> report concerning scipy-0.5.2 to the lists? I think the need for a compatible 
>> scipy release is causing problems for packagers who are trying to support a 
>> working numpy/scipy/matplotlib environment for scientific computing.
> The problem is lack of help.  It would appear that I and Ed Schofield 
> are being relied on to release SciPy and neither of us has found the 
> time to do it in the past month.  There has been a large influx in the 
> number of bug-reports and feature requests and I don't think anybody has 
> been able to keep up.
> My feeling is we should just release 0.5.2 now and deal with bug-reports 
> later.  But, usually that means at least getting the tests to pass. 
All tests pass with the latest svn version. I have used scipy.test(1) on
32 and 64-bit machines.


> In short, we need a release manager for SciPy.  Anybody willing to take 
> up the task?
> -Travis
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