[Distutils] PEP 517 - specifying build system in pyproject.toml

Thomas Kluyver thomas at kluyver.me.uk
Sun May 28 05:30:53 EDT 2017

On Thu, May 25, 2017, at 03:38 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Seeing it like this pushes me from "Eh, maybe?" to "No, definitely not"
> [on the log directory] :)

That's fine by me. It does feel like unwanted extra complexity for both
backends and frontends. And backends dealing with output in an unknown
encoding can still choose to write it to a file and log "full output in
/tmp/blah" if they want - they don't need a spec for that.


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