[Distutils] Q about best practices now (or near future)

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Jul 17 21:11:05 CEST 2013

On Jul 17, 2013, at 07:56 PM, Paul Moore wrote:

>The long-term intent is to remove executable setup.py. When this happens,
>definitely consumers (end users, Python tools like pip, and distro
>packaging systems) will have some migration work to do. Keeping that
>manageable will definitely be important. But doing nothing and staying
>where we are isn't really an option, so we'll have to accept and manage the

Definitely.  And if that leads to a declarative equivalent that we can reason
about without executing, all the better.

the-setup.cfg-is-dead,-long-live-the-setup.cfg-ly y'rs,
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