[Distutils] command hooks...

PJ Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Fri May 25 02:27:39 CEST 2012

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 6:56 PM, Daniel Holth <dholth at gmail.com> wrote:

> > For something like Pyramid the main piece that's missing is support
> > for an entry_points like system.  As Tarek and other have pointed out
> > the past, such a system could still be supported through a third-party
> > plugin system that works via setup hooks and custom metadata.  I think
> > there was even a prototype for something like that at one point...
> 'packaging' will be powerful enough to copy entry_points.txt into the
> .dist-info directory as a resource. Python bug #11880.
> The existing entry points code has a plugin mechanism for itself that
> will make it easy to iterate over entry_points.txt in dist-info as
> well as egg-info directories. Just write that plugin and you should be
> good to go. Though you might have to install the plugin in an egg-info
> directory at first...

What plugin mechanism are you talking about here, specifically?

For that matter, which "existing entry points code" are you talking about,
too?  ;-)
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