[Numpy-discussion] ANN: NumPy 1.8.2 release candidate

Christoph Gohlke cgohlke at uci.edu
Tue Aug 5 16:32:50 EDT 2014

On 8/5/2014 12:45 PM, Julian Taylor wrote:
> Hello,
> I am pleased to announce the first release candidate for numpy 1.8.2, a
> pure bugfix release for the 1.8.x series.
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/numpy/files/NumPy/1.8.2rc1/
> If no regressions show up the final release is planned this weekend.
> The upgrade is recommended for all users of the 1.8.x series.
> Following issues have been fixed:
> * gh-4836: partition produces wrong results for multiple selections in
> equal ranges
> * gh-4656: Make fftpack._raw_fft threadsafe
> * gh-4628: incorrect argument order to _copyto in in np.nanmax, np.nanmin
> * gh-4613: Fix lack of NULL check in array_richcompare
> * gh-4642: Hold GIL for converting dtypes types with fields
> * gh-4733: fix np.linalg.svd(b, compute_uv=False)
> * gh-4853: avoid unaligned simd load on reductions on i386
> * gh-4774: avoid unaligned access for strided byteswap
> * gh-650: Prevent division by zero when creating arrays from some buffers
> * gh-4602: ifort has issues with optimization flag O2, use O1
> Source tarballs, windows installers and release notes can be found at
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/numpy/files/NumPy/1.8.2rc1/
> Cheers,
> Julian Taylor


thank you. Looks good. All builds and tests pass on Windows (using 

Any chance gh-4722 can make it into the release?
Fix seg fault converting empty string to object


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