NumPy 1.17.4 Release Notes¶
This release contains fixes for bugs reported against NumPy 1.17.3 along with some build improvements. The Python versions supported in this release are 3.5-3.8.
Downstream developers should use Cython >= 0.29.13 for Python 3.8 support and OpenBLAS >= 3.7 to avoid errors on the Skylake architecture.
random.random_integersbiased generation of 8 and 16 bit integers.
Fixed np.einsum regression on Power9 and z/Linux.
Fixed histogram problem with signed integer arrays.
A total of 5 people contributed to this release. People with a “+” by their names contributed a patch for the first time.
Chris Burr +
Qiming Sun +
Pull requests merged¶
A total of 8 pull requests were merged for this release.
#14758: BLD: declare support for python 3.8
#14781: BUG: random: biased samples from integers() with 8 or 16 bit…
#14851: BUG: Fix _ctypes class circular reference. (#13808)
#14852: BLD: add ‘apt update’ to shippable
#14855: BUG: Fix np.einsum errors on Power9 Linux and z/Linux
#14857: BUG: lib: Fix histogram problem with signed integer arrays.
#14858: BLD: Prevent -flto from optimising long double representation…
#14866: MAINT: move buffer.h -> npy_buffer.h to avoid conflicts