Hartmut Goebel <h.goe...@crazy-compilers.com> skribis:

> Am 17.10.2016 um 10:55 schrieb Ludovic Courtès:
>> I prefer this approach over what you propose because it’s more
>> consistent with what we usually do, which is to have doc in a “doc”
>> output rather than in a separate package.
> Yes, but it has the major drawback of building numpy twice - which is
> quite time-consuming.
> If we could "augment" the existing bootstrap package, for the normal
> one, this would save the second build.

You’re right.  However, the approach so far has been to favor usability
or convenience over build time.  The rationale is that most users do not
build everything locally.

Does that make sense?


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