[Python-modules-team] Bug#700718: python-numpy: fails to upgrade from squeeze: prerm: 6: update-python-modules: not found

Ondřej Čertík ondrej.certik at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 01:14:28 UTC 2013

On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Sébastien Villemot
<sebastien at debian.org> wrote:
> Le samedi 23 février 2013 à 17:17 +0100, Julien Cristau a écrit :
>> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 13:42:45 +0100, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
>> > I have now observed this behavior also while upgrading the following
>> > packages from squeeze -> sid (and verified that these upgrades fail on
>> > squeeze -> wheezy(+new numpy) in the same way).
>> >
>> If this is due to the breaks added in the new numpy, then I'd say let's
>> revert those.  Aborting the upgrade like that seems much worse than
>> possible incompatibilities for partial upgrades.
> Yes the problem is introduced by the new Breaks. However, as noted in my
> previous message to this bug, this is the consequence of a real bug
> somewhere else.
> If reverting the Breaks still has your preference, I can do it.

I am the release manager of NumPy 1.7.0. Do you think this is some bug
in NumPy itself?
If so, I would be very interested in fixing it. We can release 1.7.1
with the fixes.
Let us know.


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