The hook is also so a tool like tox or TravisCI or twine can produce a sdist that can be uploaded to PyPI or similar.
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On May 31, 2017, at 11:16 AM, Paul Moore firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Hmm. The proposed API (whether it's "create a sdist" or "tell me what files to copy") is intended so that a frontend can use the following process: