[Distutils] Provisionally accepting PEP 517's declarative build system interface

Thomas Kluyver thomas at kluyver.me.uk
Fri Jun 2 16:58:02 EDT 2017

On Fri, Jun 2, 2017, at 06:14 PM, Donald Stufft wrote:
> The steps here would basically be (for building from something that
> isn’t already a .tar.gz or a .whl):
That sounds OK to me. I think the only remaining point of contention is
whether the build_sdist hook should make an archive or an unpacked
directory. I'm not entirely sold, but Nick's point about not having to
specify the archive format is enough that I've changed my PR to specify
an unpacked sdist.

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