[Libre-soc-bugs] [Bug 430] default practice is to use "python setup.py develop"

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Wed Jul 15 00:31:35 BST 2020


Cole Poirier <colepoirier at gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Cole Poirier <colepoirier at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton from comment #0)
> https://git.libre-soc.org/?p=dev-env-setup.git;a=commitdiff;
> h=deadc7b72ca4ba28f0ec3bb4ebae720ef2d56521
> +python3 setup.py install
> +cd ../nmutil
> +python3 setup.py install
> +cd ../ieee754fpu
> +git submodule update --init --recursive
> +python3 setup.py install
> +cd ../nmigen-soc
> +python3 setup.py install
> is there a reason why "install" is used instead of the default practice,
> "develop"?
> "develop" allows in-place editing of the code actively under development,
> whereas "install" is a forced *copying* of the code into a system-wide
> location that is not in any way conveniently editable and definitely not
> under source revision control management.

That's not my script, I just checked and dev-env-setup/hdl-dev-repos uses the
correct 'python3 setup.py develop'

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