[IPython-dev] Help needed: stumped by odd MANIFEST.in/distutils behavior
Mon Oct 10 01:23:22 CDT 2011
On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I was doing some build tests, and since I have mathjax in my local
> tree, it's getting included by default in the tree. Fair enough, I
> thought: just add a prune rule to the MANIFEST.in file, and it's all
> good. But for the life of me, I can't get anything to work in there,
> it looks like on my system, the manifest.in file is just getting
> ignored! The relevant section reads:
> graft IPython
> prune IPython/deathrow
> prune IPython/frontend/html/notebook/static/mathjax
> but that mathjax directory is still getting copied over to the build
> dir when running `setup.py build`. Furthermore, I don't even see a
> MANIFEST file be generated at all anymore, which I don't understand.
> >From reading the official docs:
> I don't understand at all why there's no manifest file being created,
> or why the manifest.in rules are being ignored.
> This is the behavior I'm seeing on ubuntu 10.10 and 11.10 boxes, both
> with python 2.6 and 2.7...
> We need to understand this one, because ignoring the various rules in
> the manifest.in will make the downloads unnecessarily large...
> I'm pretty stumped, so any ideas would be very much appreciated.
I took a brief look - it looks like something about distribute and
setuptools being used together.
23:20@ipython(master)$ git diff
diff --git a/setup2.py b/setup2.py
index 1c12356..0c340b9 100755
@@ -193,7 +193,7 @@ data_files = find_data_files()
# For some commands, use setuptools. Note that we do NOT list install here!
# If you want a setuptools-enhanced install, just run 'setupegg.py install'
-needs_setuptools = set(('develop', 'sdist', 'release', 'bdist_egg',
+needs_setuptools = set(('develop', 'release', 'bdist_egg', 'bdist_rpm',
'bdist', 'bdist_dumb', 'bdist_wininst', 'install_egg_info',
'build_sphinx', 'egg_info', 'easy_install', 'upload',
23:21@ipython(master)$ python setup.py sdist --manifest-only
mkdir -p build/html build/doctrees
sphinx-build -b html -d build/doctrees source build/html
Running Sphinx v1.0.7
loading pickled environment... not yet created
building [html]: targets for 217 source files that are out of date
updating environment: 217 added, 0 changed, 0 removed
^C^Cing sources... [ 2%] api/generated/IPython.config.configurable
make: *** [html] Error 1
python: 2.7.2 |EPD 7.1-2 (32-bit)| (default, Jul 27 2011,
13:29:32) [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5493)]
pexpect: no (required for running standalone doctests)
warning: sdist: standard file not found: should have one of README, README.txt
reading manifest template 'MANIFEST.in'
warning: no previously-included files found matching 'docs/#*'
no previously-included directories found matching 'docs/gh-pages'
warning: no previously-included files matching '*~' found anywhere in
warning: no previously-included files matching '*.flc' found anywhere
warning: no previously-included files matching '.dircopy.log' found
anywhere in distribution
warning: no previously-included files matching '.svn' found anywhere
warning: no previously-included files matching '.bzr' found anywhere
warning: no previously-included files matching '.hgignore' found
anywhere in distribution
writing manifest file 'MANIFEST'
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