[Distutils] Deprecating little used file types/extensions on PyPI?
alex.gronholm at nextday.fi
Tue Aug 16 12:43:07 EDT 2016
16.08.2016, 19:37, Daniel Holth kirjoitti:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:06 PM Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io
> <mailto:donald at stufft.io>> wrote:
>> On Aug 16, 2016, at 8:50 AM, Daniel Holth <dholth at gmail.com
>> <mailto:dholth at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Wheel should be updated to support the egg use case before egg is
>> removed. IIUC this would mostly mean officially supporting
>> 'unzipped wheel' as a thing you can add to PYTHONPATH, possibly
>> with some additional restrictions for the specific wheel. We
>> could go a little further and officially support zipped wheels
>> "if zip safe". We could implement wheel2egg to complement egg2wheel?
> I don’t think Wheel should officially supported unzip wheels as a
> thing you can add to PYTHONPATH nor do I think we should
> officially support zipped wheels being added to PYTHONPATH.
> Neither of those things are going to work universally and
> setuptools has gross heuristics to try and figure out when they
> will and won’t work (which regularly break or report
> inaccurately). Wheel is improved by remaining focused on being a
> format for distributing and installed via an installer, not one
> that tries to do all of the things like Egg did.
> So this is how I envision "installing a wheel to its own directory".
> 1. Unzip the wheel into its own directory.
> 2. If there are any nested *.data/purelib, platlib, make sure they are
> also unzipped into the root of the unzipped wheel instead of their
> archive paths.
> 3. If there are scripts and you want them, install those too.
> If 2 and 3 don't apply to you, you are done almost before you've
> started. What's missing?
How does one go about installing console_scripts this way?
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