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2016-10-07: General Discussion

Time: 14:00 UTC

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Standing Items

  • How many repos? ~1250
  • How many contributors? ~240


  • conda build 2.0

    *   cmake seems to be having issue
    • Patch? the packages which need to be rebuilt with conda build 2.0 before switching all feedstocks to 2.0
    • conda-build-setup should have whitelist to do something else?
    • Only need to rebuild packages with short prefixes, shouldn't need to do anything special
    • Packages that need to be rebuilt conda forge/conda
  • conda & conda-env (conda-build?)

    *   conda-env is rolled into conda in recent versions, conda-env package now a placeholder
    • Need to pin older version of conda with conda-env<2.6 and newer version with conda-env > 2.6
    • Get rid of conda-env recipe?
    • Currently not building conda-build, need conda-build 2.0 to build
  • Travis CI VM changes

    *   Changed default OS X image to 10.11 with XCode 7.3
    • Fixed in conda-smithy by specifying what image to use
    • Travis will drop image at end of the month... we need a solution
    • Should look at new image and see if it meets our needs.
    • May need to set environment variable to continue to target 10.9, but may need to install own SDK
    • What versions of OS X are being used and what should we support? 10.9 good choice for minimum?
    • Enhancement proposal to outline how we manage changes to what we support (3.4, numpy 1.10, etc)
    • jpeg8 to jpeg9
    • Discuss on GitHub issue until 21st then decide.
    • Ray will try to get usage stats.
  • Updates from Michael on GitLab based CI