[reportlab-users] ReportLab 2.3 release news
Reed L. O'Brien
Reed.L.OBrien at nasa.gov
Fri Jan 2 08:14:21 EST 2009
On Jan 2, 2009, at 7:38 AM, Andy Robinson wrote:
> Happy New Year to everybody...
Happy New Year
> There are 2 debatable issues I would like input on:
> (6) Docs and Tests
> We are also reconsidering the decision to split out the docs and tests
> from the code. This was part (but not all) of the rearrangement we
> did for 2.2. To be honest, this has caused no end of trouble at our
> end, with non-Python-experts having no idea where to find these
> things. The manuals and tests are the main source of teaching
> examples, and if someone has done "python setup.py install" and then
> cleaned up wherever they unpacked it, they have lost the docs.
> Therefore we are considering putting 'docs' and 'tests' UNDER
> 'reportlab' so that they end up 'installed' in site-packages. This
> seems cleaner to us than having people separately downloading docs and
> demos (as wxPython does), or just plain not finding them. It will
> require a tedious extension to setup.py to enumerate all the
> non-Python files, but we can live with that.
> Does anyone have opinions on this?
Add include_package_data=True to your setup.py, it should include and
files under SVN control.
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