[Numpy-discussion] 1.6.0b1 installs stuff in /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/doc

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Thu Mar 31 15:13:31 EDT 2011

On 03/31/2011 01:08 PM, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> But they're not documentation files. The line is a bit blurry, but
> something like the numpy.i SWIG interface face is meant for using
> numpy, not documenting usage of SWIG and numpy (maybe most similar to
> what's in core/include/ ?). The actual documentation of how to use
> numpy.i is included in the reference guide, and is not present in that
> dir.
> Perhaps to make clear this is not documentation, put it in something
> like numpy/interfacing/swig/, etc.?

How are these files used?  Are they used by the python code directly?  Just 
used by people wanting to use swig/cython/pyrex to interface with numpy?  If 
the latter, they don't belong in python/site-packages but something lib 

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