[Distutils] Why I like eggs (or similar mechanisms) and my thoughts on future of buildout

Jim Fulton jim at jimfulton.info
Sun Aug 21 12:19:12 EDT 2016

On Sat, Aug 20, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Wes Turner <wes.turner at gmail.com> wrote:

> I may be optimistic, but should adding buildout support for wheel be more
> complicated than shelling out to pip with the correct, uhm, --prefix etc?

I'm open to shelling out, but pessimistic that it will turn out well. I
started with that approach initially with easy_install and it fell apart
quickly.  But when we get into it... who knows?


Jim Fulton
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