[Numpy-discussion] linux wheels coming soon

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 21:36:29 EDT 2016


On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 7:10 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

> On Mar 15, 2016 5:54 PM, "Charles R Harris" <charlesr.harris at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 5:33 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> 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.)
> >
> >
> > Good news, thanks to all who have worked on this.
> >
> > 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 outdated?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 :-)
>

Less work than hitting the delete button? Oh, my aching finger ;)

Chuck
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