[Distutils] Fwd: Re: PEP 517 again

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 11:27:04 EDT 2017

On 24 August 2017 at 16:23, xoviat <xoviat at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  I don't recall you having said "we do sdist->wheel then fall back to
> requesting wheels directly"
> You're correct. I did not say that because build_sdist is required.

Wait, what? Flit specifically needs to be allowed to refuse to build
sdists (as I understand it), for example if the user doesn't have git
installed. I thought that's what the NotImplemented exception was for?

You're right that the PEP doesn't seem to mention this.


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