[AstroPy] [ANN] Released Astropy v1.1.1 and v1.0.8

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 01:07:24 EST 2016


On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 1:13 PM, Erik Bray <embray at stsci.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just released two patch releases for Astropy: v1.1.1, and for those using
> the LTS v1.0.8.  These releases include a patch to astropy.io.fits for a
> critical bug [1], which could cause quiet data loss from FITS binary tables
> on Python 3.  Specifically, this only affects updates to string columns in
> existing binary tables, and only occurs on Python 3, not Python 2.
> I'm announcing this now because in order to get awareness out to anyone who
> might possibly be affected by this issue.  The new releases are currently
> available on PyPI only, but will be available via conda before long.

I built OSX wheels for both releases, now available on pypi:




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