[Distutils] Wheels and console script entry point wrappers (Was: Replacing pip.exe with a Python script)

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jul 16 15:53:17 CEST 2013

Paul Moore <p.f.moore <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Yes, Nick pointed me at that part of the PEP. Nobody's doing that at the
> moment, and exes are being added to the wheels at wheel build time, which
> is also wrong.

Not true for distlib - it doesn't add .exe wrappers to wheels at build time
:-) It adds them to the target directory when installing under Windows. (You
can also choose not to install any wrappers.)


Vinay Sajip

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