[Distutils] [Numpy-discussion] Proposal: stop supporting 'setup.py install'; start requiring 'pip install .' instead
donald at stufft.io
Sat Nov 7 17:47:33 EST 2015
On November 7, 2015 at 5:46:53 PM, Paul Moore (p.f.moore at gmail.com) wrote:
> On 7 November 2015 at 22:46, Donald Stufft wrote:
> > On November 7, 2015 at 5:45:24 PM, Paul Moore (p.f.moore at gmail.com) wrote:
> >> On 7 November 2015 at 16:33, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> >> > I had an example above of installing into different venvs. Full rebuilds for
> >> > that each time are very expensive.
> >> Why doesn't wheel caching solve this problem? That's what it's *for*, surely?
> > I’m pretty sure we don’t cache wheels for local file paths.
> So is this an argument that we should?
Only if we think we can trust the version numbers to be unique from random paths on the file system.
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