[Numpy-discussion] Changes in PyArray_FromAny between 1.5.x and 1.6.x

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Tue Jun 5 14:55:42 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 7:47 PM, Ralf Gommers
<ralf.gommers at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 8:41 PM, Zachary Pincus <zachary.pincus at yale.edu>
> wrote:
>> > There is a fine line here. We do need to make people clean up lax code
>> > in order to improve numpy, but hopefully we can keep the cleanups
>> > reasonable.
>> Oh agreed. Somehow, though, I was surprised by this, even though I keep
>> tabs on the numpy lists -- at no point did it become clear that "big changes
>> in how arrays get constructed and typecast are ahead that may require code
>> fixes". That was my main point, but probably a PEBCAK issue more than
>> anything.
> It was fairly extensively discussed when introduced,
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.numeric.general/44206, and again
> at some later point.

Those are the not-yet-finalized changes in 1.7; Zachary (I think) is
talking about problems upgrading from ~1.5 to 1.6.


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