ANN: Julia v0.5.0 released!

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Tony Kelman

Sep 20, 2016, 5:08:44 AM9/20/16
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At long last, we can announce the final release of Julia 0.5.0! See the release notes at for more details, and expect a blog post with some highlights within the next few days. Binaries are available from the usual place, and please report all issues to either the issue tracker or email the julia-users list. Don't CC julia-news, which is intended to be low-volume, if you reply to this message.

Many thanks to all the contributors, package authors, users and reporters of issues who helped us get here. We'll be releasing regular monthly bugfix backports from the 0.5.x line, while major feature work is ongoing on master for 0.6-dev. Enjoy!

We haven't made the change just yet, but to package authors: please be aware that `release` on Travis CI for `language: julia` will change meaning to 0.5 shortly. So if you want to continue supporting Julia 0.4 in your package, please update your .travis.yml file to have an "- 0.4" entry under `julia:` versions. When you want to drop support for Julia 0.4, update your REQUIRE file to list `julia 0.5` as a lower bound, and the next time you tag the package be sure to increment the minor or major version number via `PkgDev.tag(pkgname, :minor)`.

Patrick Kofod Mogensen

Sep 20, 2016, 5:40:05 AM9/20/16
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Wonderful, congrats to everyone, and good luck towards v1.0!

Ján Adamčák

Sep 20, 2016, 6:46:14 AM9/20/16
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Good Job!

Small bug: Julia on Windows choose RC4 folder for install by default!!!

Dňa utorok, 20. septembra 2016 11:08:44 UTC+2 Tony Kelman napísal(-a):

Ján Adamčák

Sep 20, 2016, 6:50:59 AM9/20/16
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Sorry, my mistake. I Installed old binary...
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Dňa utorok, 20. septembra 2016 12:46:14 UTC+2 Ján Adamčák napísal(-a):

David Anthoff

Sep 20, 2016, 12:23:13 PM9/20/16
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Great news, thanks to everyone who contributed to this great release! I’ve been using the release candidates for a couple of weeks, and 0.5 is a fantastic release.





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Jeff Bezanson

Sep 20, 2016, 3:28:04 PM9/20/16
Thanks Tony for your very hard work seeing this through to completion.

0.5 is a big improvement, and we have some equally juicy stuff planned for 0.6!

Tobias Knopp

Sep 21, 2016, 12:55:26 PM9/21/16
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I also want to thank you Tony for the excellent release management! 0.5 is an awesome release and in our research group the switch was absolutely smoothly.



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