[Numpy-discussion] linux wheels coming soon

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Tue Mar 15 21:10:13 EDT 2016


On Mar 15, 2016 5:54 PM, "Charles R Harris" <charlesr.harris at gmail.com>
wrote:
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> On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 5:33 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
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>> Hi all,
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>> Just a heads-up that we're planning to upload Linux wheels for numpy
>> to PyPI soon. Unless there's some objection, these will be using
>> ATLAS, just like the current Windows wheels, for the same reasons --
>> moving to something faster like OpenBLAS would be good, but given the
>> concerns about OpenBLAS's reliability we want to get something working
>> first and then worry about making it fast. (Plus it doesn't make sense
>> to ship different BLAS libraries on Windows versus Linux -- that just
>> multiplies our support burden for no reason.)
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> Good news, thanks to all who have worked on this.
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> Question: what to do with the prerelease uploads on pypi after they are
outdated? I'm inclined to delete them, as there may be four of five of them
per release and that seems unnecessary clutter.

I'd just leave them? Pypi doesn't care, and who knows, they might be useful
for archival purposes to someone. Plus this is less work :-)

-n
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