[Numpy-discussion] Removal of numarray and oldnumeric packages.

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 24 10:55:33 EDT 2013

On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 10:53 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 3:18 PM, Charles R Harris wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Peter Cock wrote:
>>> Hi Chuck,
>>> Could you clarify how we'd know if this is a problem in a large package?
>>> i.e. Is it just Python imports I need to double check, or also C level?
>> Just Python level unless you are calling python from C. The packages are
>> not normally imported, so you should be able to just grep through. You could
>> also apply the patch and see what happens. That might be the best test.
> I take that back. There is a _capi.c and include files for numarray.
> Chuck

Thanks - I just ran our test suite against numpy compiled from
that commit: https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/3638

We seem to be OK, so I have no objection to removing this.


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