[Distutils] layout and setup.py for packaging documentation
fuzzyman at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 00:41:26 CET 2010
On 28 February 2010 23:03, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:39 PM, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at gmail.com>
> > On 28 February 2010 22:14, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> >> At 10:03 PM 2/28/2010 +0100, Jean Daniel wrote:
> >>> Can this be simpler?
> >> Yes. Don't install docs with your package. People who want them
> >> installed locally can just download your source install or use
> >> -e.
> >> Also, if your module is popular enough that people make Linux system
> >> packages for it, they will make sure the docs get put in a blessed
> >> location. Python doesn't currently have a blessed install location for
> >> documentation, though perhaps it *should* have one in distutils2.
> > How to include documentation in a package is a common question, so it
> > be great if distutils2 could deal with this issue.
> As a matter of fact, we've worked on this during the sprints, and are
> preparing a proposal
> that will let people define a place for doc (and other stuff) and let
> the OS packager decide where
> it lands (with defaults per OS).
> I'll post if there when its ready, hopefully soon
That sounds great.
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