[Numpy-discussion] linux wheels coming soon

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 13:35:40 EDT 2016


On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 4:04 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Nathaniel,
>
> Will you be providing portable Linux wheels aka manylinux1?
> https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0513/
>
> Does this also open up the door to releasing wheels for SciPy
> too?
>

That should work just fine.


> While speeding up "pip install" would be of benefit in itself,
> I am particularly keen to see this for use within automated
> testing frameworks like TravisCI where currently having to
> install NumPy (and SciPy) from source is an unreasonable
> overhead.
>

There's already http://travis-dev-wheels.scipy.org/ (latest dev versions of
numpy and scipy) and http://travis-wheels.scikit-image.org/ (releases,
there are multiple sources for this one) for TravisCI setups to reuse.

Ralf


> Many thanks to everyone working on this,
>
> Peter
>
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 11:33 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.)
> >
> > -n
> >
> > --
> > Nathaniel J. Smith -- https://vorpus.org
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