[Distutils] pip merges wheel

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Mar 19 00:39:05 CET 2013

On Mar 18, 2013, at 04:13 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:

>Eventually I expect pip will grow a "--wheel-only" option to run it in
>strict "installer only" mode, but the ecosystem is a long way from
>supporting that being a useful option (especially since there are some
>cases which will still require falling back to the "build from source"

If that's the end goal, then it should be the default now.


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