[New-bugs-announce] [issue12257] Use PYPACKAGING_USE_SDK envvar instead of DISTUTILS_USE_SDK
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Fri Jun 3 19:08:14 CEST 2011
New submission from Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org>:
packaging still uses the DISTUTILS_USE_SDK environment variable to tweak compilation on Windows. Do we want to change the name? Pro: separates distutils and packaging, con: requires users to set one more var during the transition period.
I don’t know if MSSdk is distutils-specific (on which case the same question about renaming or not applies) or if it is a Windows envvar used by many tools (in which case packaging can continue to use it too).
nosy: alexis, eric.araujo, loewis, tarek
title: Use PYPACKAGING_USE_SDK envvar instead of DISTUTILS_USE_SDK
versions: Python 3.3
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