Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#18384 closed Bug (fixed)

KyngChaos section of GeoDjango instructions is confusing

Reported by: AnnaPS Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: 1.4
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: yes UI/UX: no

Description

I just wasted hours because I didn't notice the following sentence in the KyngChaos packages section of the GeoDjango installation instructions [1]:

https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.4/ref/contrib/gis/install/#kyngchaos-packages

"Afterwards, you can also install the KyngChaos binary packages for PostgreSQL and PostGIS."

I didn't see the sentence, and so I installed PostgreSQL from brew, and found too late that the KyngChaos packages should really all be installed together.

Clearly this is partly my fault, but given that this is really an instruction not an aside, perhaps it could be made more obvious? I'd pull it out into a separate paragraph, and make it much clearer that it's an instruction.

[1] https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.4/ref/contrib/gis/install/#kyngchaos-packages

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by aaugustin

  • Easy pickings set
  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Accepted

OK — it's a minor change.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by Tim Graham <timograham@…>

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In [f698b973eaaf88bb5fb4bf263471305614d6c962]:

Fixed #18384 - Reformatted GeoDjango install instructions slightly.

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