[Cython] Python 3 wheels including bytecode files.

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Fri Oct 2 13:30:14 CEST 2015

Stefan Behnel schrieb am 02.10.2015 um 13:26:
> Lisandro Dalcin schrieb am 02.10.2015 um 12:11:
>> After getting AppVeyor to work, I noticed that Python 3 wheels do
>> include __pycache__ directory. This also happens with in OS X as well
>> as Linux.
>> I think the root of the issue resides in setup.py, in the build_ext
>> command class workaround that seems to be a legacy thing from the time
>> Cython required 2to3. BTW, in setup.py, compile_cython_modules()
>> follows quite a different path in Python 2 versus 3.
> I already applied a change in master, would be worth seeing if that has an
> effect here, too. There is certainly more that can be done. As you said,
> this is legacy code (of a not so old legacy, though).
>> Unless some of you believe we should keep things that way, I'll try to
>> fix setup.py to be as much independent as possible of the major Python
>> version.

Ah - note that Python 3.2 still uses the unicode fixer of 2to3, so the code
is not entirely legacy. Would be nice if it could be moved out of the way,
though. Especially since it will eventually disappear entirely.


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