[Distutils] Conditionless setup.py
pradyunsg at gmail.com
Fri Aug 25 04:45:00 EDT 2017
Have you seen Pipfile? It's something along those lines - a declarative
specification of project data. :)
On Fri, Aug 25, 2017, 14:12 Thomas Güttler <guettliml at thomas-guettler.de>
> The setup.py of numpy looks big and complicated:
> I guess there are even more complicated setup.py files.
> Do you think it will be possible in the future to make setup.py
> conditionless (no "if", no "else", no function calls)?
> I mean that the setuptools/distutils/whatever libraries will handle all
> needed conditions?
> This would mean setup.py would be a pure data structure which could be
> encoded in json or yaml.
> What do you think?
> Thomas Güttler
> Thomas Guettler http://www.thomas-guettler.de/
> Distutils-SIG maillist - Distutils-SIG at python.org
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