[Python-Dev] My summit notes (packaging)
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 21:36:49 CET 2009
2009/3/27 P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com>:
> Also, it's quite likely that platform-specific dependencies may exist as
> well. It might be possible to accommodate these things with a sufficiently
> flexible format, but currently, the only way to handle them with
> distutils/setuptools is in the setup script.
Yes, we are working on these particular issues when some metadata
require some code to run.
But most of the time, a package is able to express its dependencies in
a static file.
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