[Numpy-discussion] numpy docs dependency problem in Ubuntu

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 12 05:02:56 EST 2011

On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 12:07 AM, Pauli Virtanen <pav at iki.fi> wrote:

> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 10:40:57 -0500, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> [clip]
> > Neither will be acceptable I think.  Prebuilt by upstream won't fly
> > for Debian because they'd want the source and build process, and I
> > don't see a feasible way for them to be prebuilt by Ubuntu that's any
> > different than the current build process (which fails because of
> > the cross-archive issue).
> >
> > Do you think it would be feasible for numpy to produce two tarballs -
> > one with just the code and the other with just the docs?
> That's exactly what I meant by "pre-built by upstream". We currently
> *do* have separate HTML doc packages, built for each release; cf.
> http://docs.scipy.org/
> In the future, we can ship the HTML doc packages in the same place as
> the source packages, so that they are easier to discover.
>    ***
> @Ralf or someone else with sourceforge permissions: would you mind
> uploading
>    http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy-1.5.x/numpy-html.zip
> as numpy-doc-1.5.1.zip (or .tar.gz) on sourceforge?
> Done, as numpy-doc-html-1.5.1.zip.

I understand it's not what Barry wanted, but useful to do now and in the
future in any case.

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