[Distutils] wheel including files it shouldn't

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Apr 27 13:39:12 EDT 2016

On 04/26/2016 07:10 AM, Donald Stufft wrote:

> Alternatively, he could have just produced a wheel from any checkout at
> all if the MANIFEST.in excluded a file that would otherwise have been
> installed.

Yes.  My MANIFEST.in starts with an 'exclude enum/*' and then includes 
all files it wants.

> This sort of thing is why I'm an advocate that we should only
> build sdists from checkouts, and wheels from sdists (at the low level
> anyways, even if the UI allows people to appear to create a wheel
> straight from a checkout).

My current process is:

   python3.5 setup.py sdist --format=gztar,zip bdist_wheel upload

What should I be doing instead?


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