[Distutils] Documenting the Distutils sdist format (was: Python module for use in ‘setup.py’ but not to install)

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Mon Jan 19 08:45:56 CET 2015

Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> writes:

> If you'd like to volunteer for the task of reverse engineering and
> properly documenting how sdists work (with regression tests!), that
> would be quite awesome. Not necessarily *fun* from your point of view,
> but definitely awesome from my point of view :)

I'll embark on that work and see how far I get. Thanks for identifying
that as a desirable area to work on.

The contribution will be licensed under Apache License version 2.0
equally to all recipients (i.e. not signing a PSF-specific agreement).
Is there a way that can be accepted?

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Ben Finney

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