[Distutils] distlib and wheel metadata

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Wed Feb 15 06:58:51 EST 2017

On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 3:33 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> - "requires": list where entries are either a string containing a PEP
> 508 dependency specifier or else a hash map contain a "requires" key
> plus "extra" or "environment" fields as qualifiers
> - "integrates": replacement for "meta_requires" that only allows
> pinned dependencies (i.e. hash maps with "name" & "version" fields, or
> direct URL references, rather than a general PEP 508 specifier as a
> string)

What's accomplished by separating these? I really think we should
strive to have fewer more orthogonal concepts whenever possible...


Nathaniel J. Smith -- https://vorpus.org

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