[Distutils] Beyond wheels 1.0: helping downstream, FHS and more

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 23:19:20 CEST 2015

On 14 April 2015 at 22:02, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
>  - pip auto-installs it (if not already there) when the user goes to install
> the wheel.

Personally, I'm not a fan of auto-installing, so I'd hope for
something more like pip would fail to install if a required extension
were missing. The user would then install the extension and redo the
install. But that may be a minority opinion - it's a bit like
setup_requires in principle, and people seem to prefer that to be



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