[Distutils] A smaller step towards de-specializing setuptools/distutils

Marcus Smith qwcode at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 19:09:21 EDT 2015

> However, the big step you're proposing that I think is fundamentally
> unsound is that of requiring a wheel be built before dependencies can
> be queried.

so, Robert, to be clear, you think 3rd party build tools can get the
dynamic-dependency support they need just by implementing something dynamic
via "setup,py dist-info"? (and it doesn't need to happen literally in the
wheel build step?)
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