[Distutils] Multi-version import support for wheel files

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Aug 27 01:21:54 CEST 2013

Daniel Holth wrote:
> I would like to see some consideration given to what Ruby and npm do,
> which is to place what we are calling dists into a special directory
> that only contains dists /somedir/distname-1.0/... rather than placing
> them as specially named objects on the normal search path.

What advantage would there be in doing that?

I can think of one disadvantage -- we would then need
new rules to determine their priority in the search


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