[Numpy-discussion] Making a 1.13.2 release
Charles R Harris
charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 12:33:57 EDT 2017
On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 9:53 AM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 3:37 PM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 7:15 AM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 2:10 PM, Charles R Harris
> >> <charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi All,
> >> >
> >> > I've delayed the NumPy 1.13.2 release hoping for Python 3.6.2 to show
> >> > fixing #29943 so we can close #9272, but the Python release has been
> >> > delayed to July 11 (expected). The Python problem means that NumPy
> >> > compiled
> >> > with Python 3.6.1 will not run in Python 3.6.0. However, I've also
> >> > asked to have a bugfixed version of 1.13 available for Scipy 2017 next
> >> > week.
> >> > At this point it looks like the best thing to do is release 1.13.1
> >> > compiled
> >> > with Python 3.6.1 and ask folks to upgrade Python if they have a
> >> > problem,
> >> > and then release 1.13.2 as soon as 3.6.2 is released.
> >> I think this problem only applies to Windows. We might be able to
> >> downgrade the Appveyor Python 3.6.1 to 3.6.0 for that - I can look
> >> into it today if it would help.
> >> While I'm at it - how about switching to OpenBLAS wheels on Windows
> >> for this release?
> >> Cheers,
> >> Matthew
> > Haste makes waste ;) I'd rather put off the move to OpenBlas to 1.14 to
> > allow more time for it to settle,
> I'd only say that I don't know of any settling that is likely to
> happen. I suspect that not many people have tried the experimental
> wheels. I've automated the build process both for OpenBLAS and the
> OpenBLAS wheels, and I believe those are solid now.
But it does add risk. We can deal with that in a regular release because of
the betas and release condidates, but I'm not counting on any of those for
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