[Distutils] Entry points: specifying and caching

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Fri Oct 20 07:25:18 EDT 2017

> On Oct 20, 2017, at 1:32 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 3. Unlike setup.cfg & pyproject.toml, actual humans never touch it - it's written and read solely by software

This is wrong BTW, humans can and do effectively write entry_points.txt, it’s a supported feature of setuptools to do:

        athing = the.thing:bar

This is documented and I have run into a number of projects that do this.
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