[Distutils] Current Python packaging status (from my point of view)

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Thu Nov 3 19:23:49 EDT 2016

On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 2:48 PM, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 3:50 AM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Or there's the
>> option that's been mentioned before, but never (to my knowledge)
>> developed into a complete proposal, for packaging up external
>> dependencies as wheels.
> Folks were working on this at Pycon last spring -- any progress?

I figured out how to make it work in principle; the problem is that it
turns out we need to write some nasty code to munge Mach-O files
first. It's totally doable, just a bit more of a hurdle than
previously expected :-). And then this happened:
https://vorpus.org/blog/emerging-from-the-underworld/ so I'm way
behind on everything right now. (If anyone wants to help then speak


Nathaniel J. Smith -- https://vorpus.org

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