[SciPy-dev] mlabwrap scikit [Was: Re: scikits project]

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Mar 29 09:17:05 CDT 2007


Stefan van der Walt wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 08:36:01AM -0500, Robert Kern wrote:
>>> Shouldn't that be
>>>
>>> branches/
>>> tags/
>>> trunk/
>>>   scikits/
>>>     setup.py
>>>     __init__.py
>>>     mlabwrap/
>>>       __init__.py
>>>     gpc/
>>>       __init__.py
>>>
>>> etc.?
>> No. The point of scikits is to keep each subpackage independent of the others.
>> It is very difficult to build each subpackage separately from the others if they
>> are in that kind of structure.
> 
> So what is the use of having a scikits subdirectory in each module?
> I'm just trying to understand the structure you propose.

scikits is a namespace package. While each subpackage will be built separately,
they will still be scikits.mlabwrap, scikits.gpc, etc.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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