[Numpy-discussion] status for 1.6.0

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 20 16:55:07 EDT 2011

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 2:36 AM, Christoph Gohlke <cgohlke at uci.edu> wrote:
> On 4/17/2011 8:55 AM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The list of open issues for 1.6.0 is down to a handful:
>> - f2py segfault on Ubuntu reported by David (David, did you get any
>> further with this?)
>> - #1801: test_noncentral_f failure on win64
>> - #1798: type promotion regression (needs review,
>> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/73)
>> - API docs for new parameters to ufuncs (full list: 'casting', 'out',
>> 'order', 'subok', 'dtype'),
>> - API docs, some docstrings and update of NEP for datetime
>> I'm planning to release the first release candidate next weekend if
>> these are solved.  As far as I know no one is working on the doc
>> issues right now. It would be great if someone could step up and do
>> this.
>> Thanks,
>> Ralf
> Hi Ralf,
> I submitted a patch for issue #1801. All tests now pass on win-amd64-py3.2
> with numpy 1.6.x from git.

Great, thanks.

> Would it be possible to get the attached patch for scipy ticket #678
> <http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/ticket/678> into numpy 1.6? The
> fix/workaround for the scipy ODR failures is to change the ifort
> optimization flag from /O3 to /O1.

Several other people already ran into this, so it would probably still
good to change this for 1.6.0. This change is part of a proposed
patch: http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/1378. Do any of the
other changes there look relevant too?


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