[Distutils] continuous integration options (was Re: Travis-CI is not open source, except in fact it *is* open source)

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Thu Nov 3 16:07:56 EDT 2016

I think we're drifting pretty far off topic here... IIRC the original
discussion was about whether the travis-ci infrastructure could be suborned
to provide an sdist->wheel autobuilding service for pypi. (Answer: maybe,
though it would be pretty awkward, and no one seems to be jumping up to
make it happen.)

On Nov 3, 2016 11:28 AM, "Barry Warsaw" <barry at python.org> wrote:

> On Nov 03, 2016, at 11:08 AM, Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
> >I think phrasing this in terms of "perfect" and "good enough" presents a
> >highly misleading framing.  Examined in this fashion, of course we may
> >reluctantly use the "good enough" option, but don't we want the best
> option?
> What are the criteria for "best"?
> I'm not saying don't use Travis, I'm just trying to express that there are
> technical limitations, which is almost definitely true of any CI
> infrastructure.  If those limitations don't affect your project, great, go
> for
> it!
> Cheers,
> -Barry
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