[Distutils] How to handle launcher script importability?

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Tue Aug 13 12:27:58 CEST 2013

On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 20:55 +0000, Vinay Sajip wrote:
> Donald Stufft <donald <at> stufft.io> writes:
> > Hopefully this all will solve this problem, as it is right now if you use
> > setuptools entry points then Wheels erroneously pretend to be platform
> > agnostic.
> That's not unreasonable, as long as they don't contain executables.
> With the current version of distil, built wheels don't contain executables
> for scripts. The executable launchers are determined / written at wheel
> installation time. While distlib currently uses bespoke launchers, I plan to
> update it before the next release to use the PEP 397 launcher compiled with

FWIW, i think that's the way to go.  I also understood from a discussion
with Daniel Holth that this matches his plans.

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