[Numpy-discussion] NumPy 1.12.0b1 released

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 18 10:42:33 EST 2016

Thanks Nathan,

That makes sense (compile using the oldest version of NumPy
we wish to support).

The information on https://github.com/MacPython/numpy-wheels
will probably be very useful too (I've been meaning to try out
appveyor at some point for Windows builds/testing).



On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 2:46 PM, Nathan Goldbaum <nathan12343 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Since the NumPy API is forwards compatible, you should use the oldest
> version of NumPy you would like to support to build your wheels with. The
> wheels will then work with any future NumPy versions.
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 9:30 AM Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>> I have a related question to Matti's,
>> Do you have any recommendations for building standard wheels
>> for 3rd party Python libraries which use both the NumPy Python
>> and C API?
>> e.g. Do we need to do anything special given the NumPy C API
>> itself is versioned? Does it matter compiler chain should we use?
>> Thanks
>> Peter

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