[Numpy-discussion] missing doc dir in the official tarball

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Sat Dec 20 08:02:21 CST 2008

Sat, 20 Dec 2008 20:15:43 +0900, David Cournapeau wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 7:43 PM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
>> Just to make it clear -- I think the docs should not be generated in
>> the tarball -- only the sources should be there.
> I agree this makes more sense for you, as a packager, but I am not sure
> it makes much sense to put the doc sources in the tarball for users
> (Building numpy should only require python + a C compiler; building the
> doc is more difficult  -you need at least sphinx and all its
> dependencies).
> For audiolab, I put the generated doc, thinking if people want to mess
> with the doc, they are knowledgeable enough to deal with svn - but I did
> not think about the packagers :) I am not sure what's the best solution:
> maybe put both in the (released) source tarball ?

I'd say that we put the source for the documentation to the documentation 
tarball, and distribute the built HTML+whatever documentation in a 
separate package.

Pauli Virtanen

More information about the Numpy-discussion mailing list