[SciPy-Dev] Contributing to SciPy guide

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@googlemail....
Tue Apr 17 16:39:10 CDT 2012

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 11:10 PM, Ralf Gommers

> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 2:35 PM, Alexandre Gramfort <
> alexandre.gramfort@inria.fr> wrote:
>> > Good point, I think. I'm using a virtualenv for development, isolated
>> > from my system's site-packages. If you're interested, I can write a
>> > short paragraph about my setup and include it in the DOC.
>> that would be really useful.
> Sounds good. If you could describe the virtualenv setup Andreas, and I'll
> add a description of using an in-place build, plus when to use which, then
> that should cover the basics.

This should also be described in
http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/dev/gitwash/, but unfortunately it doesn't.
The instructions on sending patches are also really outdated, they still
recommend to attached patches to a Trac ticket. In case you've read that
doc, *please don't do that*. Send a pull request on Github instead.

@Matthew: should this also be fixed in

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