[Numpy-discussion] A minor milestone

Matthew Rocklin mrocklin at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 15:18:19 EDT 2018


> I wonder if the conda folks have some statistics?

Unfortunately there's nothing that's pushed out to the general public.
There has been movement in that direction though, but it's slow moving.
I'll ping Stan Seibert, who is generally a good contact for this.

On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 3:13 PM Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 8, 2018 at 9:17 PM, Charles R Harris <
> charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> There are probably a LOT of Windows users getting numpy from conda as
>>> well.
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>>> I wonder if the conda folks have some statistics?
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> I'm sure there is a better way that I don't know, but anaconda.org does
> post number of downloads of pacakges:
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> https://anaconda.org/search?q=+numpy
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> So you've got conda-forge, and anaconda (which I think is the "default"
> channel for conda and Anaconda users) and even an Intel version -- that's a
> lot.
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> But we have the CI problem -- conda-forge, for instance, uses CIs to build
> packages that depend on numpy -- so a LOT of those are downloaded to build
> other packages -- Im guessing that's why conda-forge has the most downloads
> of numpy (by a factor of 4) I suspect end users actually use defaults'
> numpy more.
>
> You can also see downloads by file for a given channel:
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> https://anaconda.org/conda-forge/numpy/files?sort=ndownloads&sort_order=desc&version=1.15.1
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> Which shows that py3 Linux is the most popular -- but again, probably CIs
> heavily influence that.
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> Close-ish second is Linux py2.7, but 3.6 has 1.3 times as many -- so as
> the OP said -- py3 is seeing a lot of use!
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> Even stronger for os-x
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> I have no idea what conclusions to draw from any of this, but if someone
> can find an API to get this data, we could do more.
>
> And I think there's an issue with Windows and py2.7 -- it doesn't show up
> at all (probably the whole openblas / old compiler issue). So we dont know
> the stats for 2.7 vs 3.6 on Windows.
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> -CHB
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>> Chuck
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