[Distutils] Handling the binary dependency management problem

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 10:33:31 CET 2013

On 4 December 2013 08:13, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If this is too difficult at the moment, an easier (but much less important
>> one) would be to get the result of ``paver bdist_wininst_simple`` as a
>> wheel.
> That I will certainly look into. Simple answer is "wheel convert
> <wininst>". But maybe it would be worth adding a "paver bdist_wheel"
> command. That should be doable in the same wahy setuptools added a
> bdist_wheel command.

Actually, I just installed paver and wheel into a virtualenv,
converted a trivial project to use paver, and ran "paver bdist_wheel"
and it worked out of the box.

I don't know if there could be problems with more complex projects,
but if you hit any issues, flag them up and I'll take a look.

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