[Distutils] State of the wheel spec (Was: How to handle launcher script importability?)

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Aug 22 00:20:41 CEST 2013

Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Um, the current wheel spec uses PEP 345 + setuptools metadata only. If 
distlib is expecting PEP 426 metadata in wheel files, it is not compliant with 
the spec. 

I can certainly rectify that - I was possibly confused by the fact that the 
latest wheel implementation writes pydist.json to the wheel (though the Wheel-
Version in WHEEL is still 1.0).


Vinay Sajip

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