[Numpy-discussion] 1.7.0 release

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 15:48:32 EST 2012

On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:33 AM, Travis Oliphant <travis at continuum.io> wrote:

> Hey all,
> Ondrej has been tied up finishing his PhD for the past several weeks.  He
> is defending his work shortly and should be available to continue to help
> with the 1.7.0 release around the first of December.    He and I have been
> in contact during this process, and I've been helping where I can.
> Fortunately, other NumPy developers have been active closing tickets and
> reviewing pull requests which has helped the process substantially.
> The release has taken us longer than we expected, but I'm really glad that
> we've received the bug-reports and issues that we have seen because it will
> help the 1.7.0 release be a more stable series.   Also, the merging of the
> Trac issues with Git has exposed over-looked problems as well and will
> hopefully encourage more Git-focused participation by users.
> We are targeting getting the final release of 1.7.0 out by mid December
> (based on Ondrej's availability).   But, I would like to find out which
> issues are seen as blockers by people on this list.   I think most of the
> issues that I had as blockers have been resolved.    If there are no more
> remaining blockers, then we may be able to accelerate the final release of
> 1.7.0 to just after Thanksgiving.

Still the same ones I brought up last time (datetime + MinGW & segfault on

There are some more issues listed at
Most of the Debian issues have disappeared, but there's some work left to
do there.

A Python 3.3 Windows binary would also be nice to have.

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