[Distutils] PEP 517: Bootstrapping setuptools
jim at jimfulton.info
Tue Aug 22 11:23:15 EDT 2017
I didn't mention (nor do I recall anyone mentioning) venvs.
On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 11:15 AM, Matt Joyce <matt at nycresistor.com> wrote:
> venvs within venvs... terrifying concept.
> On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 11:02 AM, Jim Fulton <jim at jimfulton.info> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 9:23 AM, Daniel Holth <dholth at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Isn't this a special case of needing . on sys.path when building a
>>> package? Then the same version of setuptools that is being packaged builds
>> No. The issue for us it wasn't setuptools itself, but it's dependencies
>> and those dependencies conflicted with dependencies of of packages we were
>> installing *and* those packages importing these dependences (indirectly) in
>> their setup scripts. Setup scripts that import the thing they're about to
>> install, generally to get the version :(, is something I'd love to see go
>> Jim Fulton
>> Distutils-SIG maillist - Distutils-SIG at python.org
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