Before producing a source dist package, the command makes sure that the expanded template files and compiled Cython files are present and up-to-date. This prevents from shipping outdated files.
Moved overview description to the index page so the landing page is more informative. Added and updated sections on installing, documentation and contributing. Added small contents section and moved full ToC to contents.rst. Updated links to the main code repository.
Removed quick links section that is moved to sidebar template.
Provided recent information on building and installing extension on Linux and Windows. Added information on using Windows SDK C/C++ compiler and links to vendor-specific utilities. Updated commands to use pip for installing packages. Added notes on testing and continous integration.
…ng env. Using `-O0` gcc flag improves build time but has a negative impact on numeric precision and makes some tests fail.