[Distutils] Deprecating little used file types/extensions on PyPI?

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Tue Aug 16 12:10:01 EDT 2016

> On Aug 16, 2016, at 11:15 AM, Leonardo Rochael Almeida <leorochael at gmail.com> wrote:
> Specifically, buildout right now has setuptools as its only dependence, and buildout uses it to locate, download and build sdist dependencies, or directly download and use .egg dependencies, which are important for Windows platforms in the communities that use buildout and depend on compiled extensions.

Ah, I knew I was forgetting something. I think we should hold off on preventing egg uploads until setuptools can download and install wheels.

Donald Stufft

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