[Distutils] Setuptools: build_requires?

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven asmodai at in-nomine.org
Wed Aug 13 22:31:56 CEST 2008

So I am curious, why doesn't setuptools provide a build_requires directive
similar to install_requires, but for python setup.py build?

Right now a particular Python module will fail if you import said
dependency somewhere in your code.

Centralizing such a dependency in setup.py seems, to me, very logical. So
what gives?

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