[Numpy-discussion] Proposal of timeline for dropping Python 2.7 support
bussonniermatthias at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 13:10:35 EST 2017
> The trouble is PyPi doesn't allow multiple branches. So if you upload NumPy 2.0 wheels, then you cannot turn around and upload 1.18.X bug-fix patches. At least, this is my understanding of PyPi.
That's perfectly feasible. We've been maintaining a 6.x (Python 3
only) and 5.x (Python2+3) of IPython for about a year now.
On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 10:08 AM, Robert McLeod <robbmcleod at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 7:47 AM, Matthias Bussonnier
> <bussonniermatthias at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > For this to be efficient, it should be done soon enough to allow
>> > downstream projects to adapt their requirements.txt.
>> > Release managers: how much more effort would it be to upload current
>> > numpy to both numpy and numpylts?
>> I'm not quite sure I see the point. you would ask downstream to change
>> `numpy` to `numpylts` instead of `numpy` to `numpy<2` ?
>> Also I think then you have the risk of having for example pandas
>> saying `numpy<2` and scipy saying `numpylts` and now the pasckages are
>> incompatible ?
> The trouble is PyPi doesn't allow multiple branches. So if you upload
> NumPy 2.0 wheels, then you cannot turn around and upload 1.18.X bug-fix
> patches. At least, this is my understanding of PyPi.
> Robert McLeod, Ph.D.
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