the conda-forge blog

We do a lot of things but only blog about some of them.

Here are some recent selections.

  • Conda-forge Outreachy - viniciusdc, 2021-02-02

    Conda-forge is participating in the upcoming round of Outreachy i.e May 2021 to August 2021. The goal of this program is to increase participation from under-represented groups in free and open-source software. Outreachy is organized by Software Freedom Conservancy.

  • 2020 in Review - conda-forge/core, 2020-12-26

    As 2020 winds down, the Core team thought it’d be fun to review some of the big accomplishments our community has made this year.

  • Package Distribution and the anaconda.com Terms of Service - conda-forge/core, 2020-11-20

    Various members of the community have raised questions publicly and privately about the implications of Anaconda’s new Terms of Service (TOS) on anaconda.com. First of all, we understand your concerns. We would like to explain a bit how conda-forge works, how the TOS change affects us and conda-forge users, and what our plans as a community are for the future.

  • macOS ARM builds on conda-forge - Isuru Fernando, 2020-10-29

    A new platform osx-arm64 has been added to the build matrix of conda-forge. osx-arm64 packages are built to run on upcoming macOS arm64 processors marketed as Apple Silicon. An installer for this platform can be found here.

  • The API Territory and Version Number Map - C.J. Wright, 2020-10-02

    tl;dr Depending on specific version numbers of underlying libraries may be too inaccurate and cause headaches as upstream libraries evolve and change. A more detailed approach is needed. In this post I outline current and potential work on a path towards a more complete inspection of requirements based on APIs and dynamic pinning of libraries.