[Numpy-discussion] ANN: NumPy 1.6.2 release candidate 1

Christoph Gohlke cgohlke at uci.edu
Sat May 5 20:21:01 EDT 2012

On 5/5/2012 2:51 PM, Christoph Gohlke wrote:
> On 5/5/2012 11:15 AM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm pleased to announce the availability of the first release candidate
>> of NumPy 1.6.2.  This is a maintenance release. Due to the delay of the
>> NumPy 1.7.0, this release contains far more fixes than a regular NumPy
>> bugfix release.  It also includes a number of documentation and build
>> improvements.
>> Sources and binary installers can be found at
>> https://sourceforge.net/projects/numpy/files/NumPy/1.6.2rc1/
>> Please test this release and report any issues on the numpy-discussion
>> mailing list.
>> Cheers,
>> Ralf
> Thank you and Chuck! The rc builds and tests OK on Windows with
> msvc9/MKL. There are also no apparent problems with scipy, matplotlib
> and a number of other packages. One pygame 1.9.2pre test fails; I'll
> look into it.

Just to follow up on the pygame test error: it is due to pygame doing 
incomplete exception handling when checking for invalid dtypes. Easy to fix.


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