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June 2024 Releases

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Dasha Gurova
Open Source Community Manager

The June 2024 releases included updates to conda-index, conda-package-streaming and conda-package-handling! ๐ŸŽ‰ All of these new releases have been released to both main and conda-forge.

Changes in conda-index 0.5.0โ€‹

To update conda-index to the latest version, run:

conda install -n base conda-index=0.5.0

โœจ What's New? โœจโ€‹

  • Add experimental python -m conda_index.json2jlap script to run after indexing, to create repodata.jlap patch sets for incremental repodata downloads.
  • Add --current-repodata/--no-current-repodata flags to control whether current_repodata.json is generated.
  • Add support for CEP-15 base_url to host packages separate from repodata.
  • Support fsspec (in the API only) to index any fsspec-supported remote filesystem. Also enables the input packages folder to be separate from the cache and output folders.

๐Ÿ”ง What Got Fixed? ๐Ÿ”งโ€‹

  • Move run_exports.json query into cache, instead of directly using SQL in ChannelIndex.
  • Create parents when creating <subdir>/.cache.

โš™๏ธ Other Updates โš™๏ธโ€‹

  • Approach 100% code coverage in test suite; reformat with ruff.
  • Update CI configuration to test on more platforms.
  • Drop support for Python 3.7; support Python 3.8+ only.

Changes in conda-package-handling 2.3.0โ€‹

To update conda-package-handling to the latest version, run:

conda install -n base conda-package-handling=2.3.0

โœจ What's New? โœจโ€‹

  • Add cph list to report artifact contents without prior extraction.
  • Added formal support for Python 3.10, 3.11, and 3.12.

๐Ÿ”ง What Got Fixed? ๐Ÿ”งโ€‹

  • Delay os.getcwd() call to body of CondaFormat_v2.create() when out_folder is not passed.

๐ŸŒ… Deprecations ๐ŸŒ…โ€‹

  • Removed formal support for Python 3.7.

โš™๏ธ Other Updates โš™๏ธโ€‹

  • Remove, used for Python sdists, which referenced non-existent files. Source distributions appear correct without
  • Add explicit zstandard dependency.

Changes in conda-package-streaming 0.10.0โ€‹

To update conda-package-streaming to the latest version, run:

conda install -n base conda-package-streaming=0.10.0

โœจ What's New? โœจโ€‹

  • Use zip64 extensions when converting .tar.bz2 to .conda, if uncompressed size is close to the 2GB ZIP64_LIMIT.