[Distutils] Different purposes for Setuptools requirements versus Pip requirements (was: Maintaining a curated set of Python packages)

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Thu Dec 8 23:45:08 EST 2016

> On Dec 8, 2016, at 10:41 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> For those who haven't read it, see this post from Donald Stufft for why
> those purposes need to be kept distinct

Somewhat funnily, pbr is what triggered me to actually write that post :)

If I recall, at the time it only supported requirements.txt but it’s since then gotten support for putting it in setup.cfg and I think that is preferred now?

Donald Stufft

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