[Distutils] Alternative build system abstraction PEP

Robert T. McGibbon rmcgibbo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 02:47:28 EST 2016

> ... The ideal would be that there would be a single static pypackage.cfg
that could be dropped into any "version 0" VCS checkout to convert

I think you mean "pypackage.json" here, not .cfg?


On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 8:43 PM, Robert Collins <robertc at robertcollins.net>

> Cool. I've replied on the PR as well, but my understanding from Donald
> was that from pip's perspective, the spawn interface being the
> contract was preferred; the other two differences are I think mostly
> cosmetic - except that I'm very worried about the injection
> possibilities of the calling code being responsible for preserving
> metadata between 'metadata' and 'build-wheel'. That seems like an
> unnecessary risk to me.
> -Rob
> On 17 February 2016 at 14:32, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> ...
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