On Fri, 25 Nov 2005, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
At 11:02 PM 11/24/2005 +0000, John J Lee wrote:
-You should also inform your users of the need to run this command, if they -are working from a Subversion checkout, rather than using EasyInstall to -periodically fetch the latest version. +If your users are working from a Subversion checkout rather than using +EasyInstall, you should also inform them of the need to run this command +to periodically fetch the latest version.
Actually, what I meant to say was, if your users aren't using EasyInstall to fetch the latest version, but instead are working directly from a subversion checkout, they need to run "setup.py develop" after updates in order to update their egg-info, dependencies, etc.
Yes, that's what I'd understood by it...
So, I'm changing this sentence to:
"Be sure to also remind any of your users who check out your project from Subversion that they need to run ``setup.py develop`` after every update in order to keep their checkout completely in sync."
...hmm, this still reads ambiguously to me (your fault for writing such flexible software ;-) An
may be an SVN checkout too, but I assume there's no need to run setup.py develop (yes, one doesn't even have a setup.py in that case, but it's still confusing to me). How about:
"Be sure to also remind any of your users who checked out your project from Subversion and ran ``setup.py develop`` that they need to run ``setup.py develop`` after every update in order to keep their checkout completely in sync."