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

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Jul 17 21:39:09 CEST 2013

On Jul 17, 2013, at 08:34 PM, Oscar Benjamin wrote:

>I imagined that distro packaging tools would end up using the wheel as
>an intermediate format when building a deb from a source deb.

Do you mean, the distro would download the wheel or that it would build it
during the build step for the archive?  Probably not the former, as any binary
blobs in a wheel would both violate policy and likely be inappropriate for all
the platforms we build for.

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