[Distutils] docs/ vs doc/

anatoly techtonik techtonik at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 16:20:48 CEST 2010


On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
>
>>I see that distutils2 promotes storing documentation in docs/
>>directory while Python sources use Doc/
>>I'd like to see this changed before distutils2 is released beta.
>
> What does "promotes" mean?  That only docs/ can be used?

upload_docs command will extract documentation from 'docs/' by
default. I wouldn't bring this question if it could also process
'doc/' in cases where 'docs/' are absent. You can specify upload
directory explicitly, but sometimes you'd really like it to just work.

-- 
anatoly t.


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