[SciPy-Dev] [Numpy-discussion] Release candidate 3 for NumPy 1.4.1 and SciPy 0.7.2

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@googlemail....
Mon Apr 19 08:19:21 CDT 2010

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 4:21 PM, Ralf Gommers

> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Sebastian Haase <seb.haase@gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Congratulations. I might be unnecessarily dense - but what SciPy am I
>> supposed to use with the new numpy 1.4.1 for Python 2.5? I'm surprised
>> that there are no SciPy 0.7.2 binaries for Python 2.5 - is that
>> technically not possible ?
>> You're not being dense, there are no 2.5 scipy binaries. I did not succeed
> in building them. The scipy 0.7 branch is so old (from Jan 2009) that it has
> never been compiled on OS X 10.6, and I did not yet find a way to get it to
> work. For Windows I also had problems, there it should be compiled against
> numpy 1.2 while the 2.6 binaries are compiled against numpy 1.3. The
> variations in numpy, python and OS just added up to make it unworkable.
> I can give it another try after the final release, but first priority is to
> finally release.

To remind myself of the issue I tried building it again, and managed to
build a 2.5 binary against numpy 1.3 on OS X at least. Can anyone tell me
why 2.5 binaries are supposed to be built against numpy 1.2 and 2.6 binaries
against numpy 1.3?

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