[Numpy-discussion] Open CV 3.0 + NPY_RELAXED_STRIDES

Julian Taylor jtaylor.debian at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 11 05:44:57 EDT 2015

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 11:39 AM, Sebastian Berg
<sebastian at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> On Mi, 2015-06-10 at 21:03 -0600, Charles R Harris wrote:
> <snip>
>>               * Relaxed stride checking will be the default in 1.10.0
>>         Is this still the plan?
>> Yes, but it won't be quite the same as the master branch.  Currently
>> an unusual value for the stride (?) is used in order to smoke out
>> misuse, but that value will be more rational in the release.
> +1, it should not be as bad/common in practice once rolled out. That
> said, I do not mind delaying things beyond 1.10, it might be better for
> compatibility if someone gets a new numpy on top of oldish other
> packages.
> So I am good with planning to go ahead for the moment. But if anyone
> complains, I would back down for 1.10 probably.
> - Sebastian

With beside scipy.ndimage also opencv being broken I think we will
have to delay it beyond 1.10, though we should have at least an alpha,
maybe even a beta with it enabled to induce some panic that hopefully
will spure some fixes.

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