Uploaded image for project: 'Request For Comments'
  1. Request For Comments
  2. RFC-379

Update minimum versions of numpy, astropy and matplotlib after v14.0 is released

    XMLWordPrintable

    Details

    • Type: RFC
    • Status: Implemented
    • Resolution: Done
    • Component/s: DM
    • Labels:
      None

      Description

      We currently state that the minimum supported versions of numpy, astropy and matplotlib are 1.5.1, 1.1.1 and 1.5.1 respectively. Now that version 2.x of astropy and matplotlib packages are easily available, on pypi and conda, it would seem to be a good time to move our minimum versions after we release v14.0. numpy is currently at v1.13.

      As discussed in https://community.lsst.org/t/what-is-the-backward-compatiblity-requirement-on-astropy-and-matplotlib/2139 there are some features of these packages that would be useful, and it would allow us to remove the font cache hack we use in the build system to prevent race conditions.

        Attachments

          Issue Links

            Activity

              People

              Assignee:
              tjenness Tim Jenness
              Reporter:
              tjenness Tim Jenness
              Watchers:
              John Parejko, John Swinbank, Kian-Tat Lim, Lauren MacArthur, Lynne Jones, Michael Wood-Vasey [X] (Inactive), Simon Krughoff, Tim Jenness
              Votes:
              1 Vote for this issue
              Watchers:
              8 Start watching this issue

                Dates

                Created:
                Updated:
                Resolved:
                Planned End: