[Numpy-discussion] 1.6.0b1 installs stuff in /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/doc
Thu Mar 31 13:32:10 CDT 2011
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 12:00, Ralf Gommers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 6:33 PM, Orion Poplawski <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I'm looking at updating the numpy package in Fedora rawhide to 1.6.0b1. It
>> appears to install a bunch of suff in /usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/doc
>> (see below for examples). This seems wrong. Thoughts?
> That is indeed wrong. It's caused by the following in setup.py:
> # we want these files also in binaries/installed files, so it belongs here
> # instead of in Manifest.in
> Maybe those three dirs should be moved from doc/ to numpy/doc/ in the
> source tree?
It's not clear to me how they were included in the Windows .exe
installer originally (the original ticket that led to this
change). I don't think it was through the generic setup.py. The
proper fix would probably be something specific to each binary
"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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