[Numpy-discussion] Clarification sought on Scipy Numpy version requirements.

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Fri Jun 19 17:51:22 EDT 2015

On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 4:08 PM, Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'm looking to change some numpy deprecations into errors as well as
> remove some deprecated functions. The problem I see is that
> SciPy claims to support Numpy >= 1.5 and Numpy 1.5 is really, really, old.
> So the question is, does "support" mean compiles with earlier versions
> of Numpy ? If that is the case there is very little that can be done about
> deprecation. OTOH, if it means Scipy can be compiled with more recent numpy
> versions but used with earlier Numpy versions (which is a good feat), I'd
> like to know. I'd also like to know what the interface requirements are, as
> I'd like to remove old_defines.h

numpy 1.6 I think is still accurate

As far as I know, you can never compile against a newer and run with an
older version.

We had the discussion recently about backwards versus forwards binary


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