[Distutils] Time for a setuptools_lite??

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 10:55:51 EDT 2015

On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 9:04 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 27 Oct 2015 13:30, "Daniel Holth" <dholth at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Mr. grumpy pants,
> >
> > Now you're trolling us by describing flit.
> I'd managed to miss Flit's creation, so I simply wasn't aware of it.
> Now that I've had a chance to remedy that oversight, yes, flit sounds
> exactly like what I meant, so it could be worth recommending it ahead of a
> full distutils/setuptools based setup.py for simple projects.

IMO, flit should be officially recommended until it at least supports
building sdist. Not having this feature is a significant pain point for
downstream distributors,

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