[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 16:01:56 CEST 2013

Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip <at> yahoo.co.uk> writes:
> 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.)

Sorry, some misinformation there - distlib does do this when invoked via
distil. However, this can be turned off at the distlib level - I will update
distil to not do this when adding wheels.


Vinay Sajip

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