A Wednesday 24 March 2010 01:49:50 Ralf Gommers escrigué:
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 1:40 AM, Christopher Barker
Ralf Gommers wrote:
At http://github.com/rgommers/NumPy-release-guide you can find a summary of how to set up your system to build numpy binaries on OS X. I still have to add info on scipy (that's turning out to be fairly painful) but for numpy it is pretty complete.
Any feedback is appreciated!
We really don't want to supply binaries for python 2.5 anymore?
(maybe this will get me to finally switch!
That's fast, I was hoping to get away with that one!
I discussed a bit with David, and he suggested to not make 2.5 binaries for scipy 0.7.2 and then see if there was still any demand. It's a lot of work with perhaps not so much return. Of course a maintenance release of scipy with no new features may be a different story from a new release of numpy/scipy. So by no means is this decided or even publicly discussed. I do want to point out that we have not provided 2.4 binaries for a while without much demand.
So now the question: who still wants and uses 2.5 binaries?
I do. I think at least 2 binary versions is a recommendable practice for allowing people to change versions more comfortably.
Also, I have read the draft and I cannot see references to 64-bit binary packages. With the advent of Windows 7 and Mac OSX Snow Leopard, 64-bit are way more spread than before, so they would be a great thing to deliver, IMO.