[Distutils] Second draft of a plan for a new source tree / sdist format

Ionel Cristian Mărieș contact at ionelmc.ro
Wed Oct 28 20:25:24 EDT 2015

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 8:04 AM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

> [TBD: should builds be performed in a fully isolated environment, or
> should they get access to packages that are already installed in the
> target install environment? The former simplifies a number of things,
> but Robert was skeptical it would be possible.]

​Would be wasteful not to allow it. But then, some people might want
isolation. Whom should be able to switch isolation on? Users? Publishers?​

-- Ionel Cristian Mărieș, http://blog.ionelmc.ro
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