[Distutils] (How) do setuptools/distribute/pip handle ircular ependencies?
donald.stufft at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 20:23:31 CET 2012
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM, Alex Clark wrote:
> Ah, in that case I think that makes me +1 for a mult-valued Provides
> (whatever that is, is this a PEP discussion?) because there are times
> when you want to provide multiple packages in a single distribution.
Except provides-dist is supposed to say what distributions this provides,
not what python packages (as in import foo) it provides. I'm against making
it sane to bundle an upstream dep alongside your thing, and have it install
as if you installed that dist… why not just requires-dist and be done with it.
> 'foo': 'foo',
> 'bar': 'bar',
> where the distribution looks like this:
> And this reminds me of a question I had that I'll now ask in a separate
> thread :-)
> > Regards,
> > Vinay Sajip
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