[Distutils] PEP 517 again
dholth at gmail.com
Sat Aug 26 12:00:14 EDT 2017
I'm bored with that
On Sat, Aug 26, 2017, 11:59 xoviat <xoviat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is everyone on board with that?
> On Aug 26, 2017 4:29 AM, "Paul Moore" <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 26 August 2017 at 03:17, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
>> > In pretty much any other context, if you have an operation that returns
>> > regular value or an error value, the error value should be None.
>> > include e.g. returning a non-negative int or -1 for errors, or True for
>> > success and False for errors.)
>> So, given that build_sdist returns the path of the newly built sdist,
>> the correct way to signal "I didn't manage to build a sdist" would be
>> to return None.
>> Now that it's put this way, it seems glaringly obvious to me that this
>> is the correct thing to do.
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