[Numpy-discussion] What happened to numpy-docs ?

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Thu Nov 27 12:42:31 CST 2008

Thu, 27 Nov 2008 08:39:32 +0200, Scott Sinclair wrote:
> I have been under the impression that the documentation on the doc wiki
> http://docs.scipy.org/numpy/Front%20Page/ immediately (or at least very
> quickly) reflected changes in SVN and that changes to the docs in the
> wiki need to be manually checked in to SVN.  Admittedly I have no good
> reason to make this assumption.
> Looking at some recent changes made to docstrings in SVN by Pierre
> (r6110 & r6111), these are not yet reflected in the doc wiki. I guess my
> question is aimed at Pauli - How frequently does the doc wiki's version
> of SVN get updated and is this automatic or does it require manual
> intervention?

It's manual, somebody with admin privileges must go and click a button to 
update it.

But there's no reason why it couldn't be automatic. It should be trivial 
to rig up a cron job that runs whenever there are new revisions in SVN, 
so let's put this in the todo list.

Pauli Virtanen

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