[Numpy-discussion] Status of the 1.7 release
ondrej.certik at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 17:50:41 EST 2012
Thanks Ralf and Nathan,
I have put high priority on the issues that need to be fixed before the rc1.
There are now 4 issues:
I am working on the mingw one, as that one is the most difficult.
Ralf (or anyone else), do you know how to fix this one:
I am not very familiar with this part of numpy, so maybe you know how
to document it well.
The sooner we can fix these 4 issues, the sooner we can release.
On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 1:49 AM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 3:17 AM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
>> #294 is a regression, so probably should be considered release critical. I
>> can't tell if #2750 is a real problem or not. #378 looks serious, but afaict
>> has actually been fixed even though the bug is still marked open? At least
>> fixed in 1.7.x?
>> On 15 Dec 2012 23:52, "Ondřej Čertík" <ondrej.certik at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> If you go to the issues for 1.7 and click "high priority":
>>> you will see 3 issues as of right now. Two of those have PR attached.
>>> It's been a lot of work
>>> to get to this point and I'd like to thank all of you for helping out
>>> with the issues.
>>> In particular, I have just fixed a very annoying segfault (#2738) in the
>>> If you can review that one carefully, that would be highly
>>> appreciated. The more people the better,
>>> it's a reference counting issue and since this would go into the 1.7
>>> release and it's in the core of numpy,
>>> I want to make sure that it's correct.
>>> So the last high priority issue is:
>>> and that's the one I will be concentrating on now. After it's fixed, I
>>> think we are ready to release the rc1.
>>> There are more open issues (that are not "high priority"):
>>> But I don't think we should delay the release any longer because of
>>> them. Let me know if there
>>> are any objections. Of course, if you attach a PR fixing any of those,
>>> we'll merge it.
> Properly documenting .base (gh-2737) and casting rules (gh-561) changes
> should be finished before rc1. I agree that the Debian issues all shouldn't
> block the release.
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