[Distutils] wheel including files it shouldn't

Alex Grönholm alex.gronholm at nextday.fi
Wed Apr 27 14:13:39 EDT 2016

Are you seriously saying that you want your bdists to include tests, 
documentation etc.?
Most developers would not agree with you, including yours truly.

27.04.2016, 21:10, Ethan Furman kirjoitti:
> On 04/27/2016 10:52 AM, Donald Stufft wrote:
>> This isn't really a problem with what you're doing. Rather it's an issue
>> with the toolchain and and open question whether or not wheels should
>> conceptually be able to be produced from a checkout, or if they should
>> only be produced from a sdist. Problems like this are why I advocate the
>> Checkout -> sdist -> wheel being the only path, but others feel 
>> differently.
> As a simple user, my feelings are that the command I used should have 
> generated three equivalent distributions, but did not.  That feels 
> like a bug.  :(
> Let me rephrase my question:  what command do I use to build the wheel 
> from the sdist I just made?  For bonus points:  why can't setup do 
> that for me?
> -- 
> ~Ethan~
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