[Distutils] What's special about numpy, scipy, ...was: Remove distutils, was: red, green, refactor ...

Wayne Werner waynejwerner at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 08:53:21 EDT 2015

On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov>

> On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 8:47 AM, Thomas Güttler <
> guettliml at thomas-guettler.de> wrote:
>> >     I have a dream: For packaging and building package provides only
>> **data**. Data is condition-less: No single "if", "def" or method call.
>> Just data: json or yaml ...
>> >
>> >     Even for complex packages.
> It's a nice dream -- but I think there is more or less a consensus on this
> list that you really can't do everything completely declaratively. I know I
> would find it very frustrating to have to hard-code everything up front.

I've seen this sentiment mentioned several times... Having only had
experience with sdist-style packages which are dead simple to define, do
you have any examples of some specific thing that's a pain to do

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