[Numpy-discussion] Status of the 1.7 release

David Warde-Farley d.warde.farley at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 11:46:03 EST 2012

A bit off-topic, but could someone have a look at
https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2699 and provide some feedback?

If 1.7 is meant to be an LTS release, this would be a nice wart to
have out of the way. The Travis failure was a spurious one that has
since been fixed.

On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 6:52 PM, Ondřej Čertík <ondrej.certik at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> If you go to the issues for 1.7 and click "high priority":
> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues?labels=priority%3A+high&milestone=3&state=open
> 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 PR:
> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/2831
> 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:
> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues/568
> 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"):
> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues?labels=&milestone=3&page=1&state=open
> 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.
> Ondrej
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