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

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jul 17 09:53:51 CEST 2013

Donald Stufft <donald <at> stufft.io> writes:

> I don't think it was speed of parsing the file that was his concern,
rather that
> if it's a separate file that only exists when there are entry points, then you
> don't have to open a file for every installed distribution.

OK. In that case, exports.json would avoid the need to open pydist.json to
look for exports - if exports.json is missing, it would mean that dist has
no exports.


Vinay Sajip

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