[Numpy-discussion] 1.6.0b1 installs stuff in /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/doc

Orion Poplawski orion@cora.nwra....
Thu Mar 31 14:25:31 CDT 2011


On 03/31/2011 01:21 PM, Robert Kern wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 14:16, Orion Poplawski<orion@cora.nwra.com>  wrote:
>> On 03/31/2011 01:12 PM, Robert Kern wrote:
>>> Well, they're meant to be copied into your own code, which is why they
>>> end up under a doc/ directory. Lots of things like this tend to end up
>>> in doc/ directories.
>>
>> perhaps /usr/share/doc/numpy then.
>
> This is up to the various Linux packagers of numpy. They have their
> own tools to do this according to their own policies. Doing *anything*
> in our setup.py to install these files will just make their jobs
> harder. That's why I think that this needs to be handled in the binary
> installers, not the setup.py.
>

Fedora already copies everything in doc/* to /usr/share/doc/numpy-%{version}, 
so yeah, no need to put it anywhere.

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