[Distutils] PEP for specifying build dependencies

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu May 12 23:52:09 EDT 2016

On 13 May 2016 at 02:33, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> Both Donald and Nathaniel say to drop it, and since I put it in just to be
> overly cautious I'm fine with dropping it. So unless Nick says
> "semantics-version or death!", I agree w/ my co-authors and would update the
> PEP to say:
> 1. no semantics-version
> 2. [build-system] instead of [package.build-system]

I think both of those changes are improvements - having to change the
filename is a reasonable disincentive against making breaking changes,
and with just the two sections initially being defined ([build-system]
and [tool.*]) it makes sense to have them both at the top level.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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