[Distutils] What is the status of "extensions" package ? it's the future of packaging / distutils2 "entry points" ?

Alexis Métaireau alexis at notmyidea.org
Fri Apr 22 13:28:23 CEST 2011

On 22/04/2011 00:00, Stéphane Klein wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to know what is the status of "extensions" package
> (http://pypi.python.org/pypi/extensions/0.4) ?
> It's the future of "entry points" of packaging / distutils2 ?


The extensions package can be used in replacement to setuptools entry 

However, it is not related to packaging / distutils2 and will not be in 
the future, as there is no reason why this kind of feature would stand 
with packaging related code.


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