On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 10:42:42PM +0200, Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
> On 8/2/10 15:51 , Stephan Richter wrote:
> > We have put a lot of energy into putting the full documentation of packages 
> > into the package's long description and most packages have this layout (I 
> > know, because I did it for most. ;-) So it might be good to use the long 
> > description of the package, if the other two methods fail. This would turn 
> > on 
> > documentation for a lot of packages and we can move them over slowly.
> 
> This is now implemented as fallback, take another look at the package
> listing, like the ZTK list[1]. I had to resort to executing "setup.py
> --long-description" in a subprocess, unfortunately. Never found out how
> to do that programmatically.

From a source checkout?  There's no other way.  Many packages compute
their long_description by running code (which reads and concatenates
multiple text files).

> jens
> 
> [1] http://docs.zope.org/ztkpackages.html

Marius Gedminas
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