[Numpy-discussion] Scheduling the 1.7.1 and 1.8 releases

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Wed Mar 6 15:06:16 EST 2013

On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> There are now some 14 non-merge commits in the 1.7.x branch including the
> critical diagonal leak fix. I think there is maybe one more critical
> backport and perhaps several low priority fixes, documentation and such, but
> I think we should start up the release process with a goal of getting 1.7.1
> out by the middle of April.

What's the critical backport you're thinking of? This last shows just
two backport PRs waiting to be merged, one trivial one that I just
submitted, the other that needs a tweak but won't take long:
But I agree, basically we should merge those two (today?) and then
release the first RC as soon as Ondrej has a moment to do so...

> The development branch has been accumulating stuff since last summer, I
> suggest we look to get it out in May, branching at the end of this month.

I would say "let's fix the blockers and then branch as soon as Ondrej
has time to do it", but in practice I suspect this comes out the same
as what you just said :-). I just pruned the list of blockers; here's
what we've got:


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