[Distutils] PEP 517: Build system API

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 04:06:28 EST 2016


On 24 November 2016 at 00:32, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> Also note that just like we decided to split the basic pyproject.toml
> proposal (now PEP 518) from the build system interface proposal (now
> PEP 517), it might (probably) makes sense to split the editable
> install part of the build system interface proposal from the rest,
> just in the interests of making incremental progress.

This would be my preference. I'm assuming (again, incremental
progress) that "pip install -e" will still work as at present for
projects that don't use the new infrastructure, so it's hardly an
urgent need.

Paul


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