[IPython-dev] Editing manifest.in
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Sun Jan 22 14:02:00 CST 2006
Ville Vainio wrote:
>>On Unix, or even on windows with NTFS, there is no need for this at all, you
>>just use a symlink. I'm constantly switching between the development version
> It's not quite so simple with NT. Only hard links are supported
> (IIRC), and absolutely nobody uses them.
Ah, I didn't know that detail. Somehow I thought that NTFS was a real
Well, in that case go ahead. I hate duplication and find it ugly, but I can
see the convenience value. It will be your job to keep the two in sync anyway :)
Note that this may break in the future, because the package structure for
chainsaw will probably grow to something much more complex, so that running
off the unpacked directory _may_ be impossible (as it is with many large
python packages). But we'll cross that bridge when we get to it...
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