[Distutils] Dynamic linking between Python modules (was: Beyond wheels 1.0: helping downstream, FHS and more)

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed May 20 10:09:31 CEST 2015

On 20 May 2015 at 00:04, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> yup. which makes me think -- maybe not that hard to do a wininst to wheel
> converter for wxPython -- that would be nice. We also need it for the Mac,
> and that would be harder -- he's got some trickery in placing the libs in
> that one...

"wheel convert <wininst file>" already does that. I wrote it, and use
it a lot. It doesn't handle postinstall scripts (because wheels don't
yet) but otherwise should be complete.


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