[Distutils] PEP 517: Build system API

Thomas Kluyver thomas at kluyver.me.uk
Fri Nov 25 10:13:31 EST 2016

On Wed, Nov 23, 2016, at 07:22 PM, Donald Stufft wrote:
> I think at a minimum we should get PEP 518 support into pip first. I
> don't think layering more things on top of a PEP that isn't yet
> implemented is a good approach to this. 

I went to make a start on this, but I got stuck on whether and how pip
should create temporary environments to install build dependencies and
build wheels. I've posted more details on the issue:


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