[SciPy-dev] updating the numpy/scipy versions in Linux distros

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Feb 5 14:46:43 CST 2009

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 14:44, Joe Harrington <jh@physics.ucf.edu> wrote:
> The versions of our stuff about to go out in Ubuntu 9.04 are:
> numpy 1.1.1
> scipy 0.6.0
> Would it be possible to get 1.2.1 and 0.7.0 to go instead?  Who takes
> care of pushing these to the various Linux distros?
> It would be nice if the Packaging section of Developer Zone on the web
> site made the packaging process a little more transparent...  Say what
> you do to get a release out and to get it in distribution, who does
> it, what the timetables tend to look like, etc.  If you ask for help
> there, you're likely to get it.

My experience is that most distribution packagers aren't on this list.
We don't push; they pull.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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