[Python-Dev] My summit notes (packaging)
tseaver at palladion.com
Mon Mar 30 15:42:43 CEST 2009
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Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 9:54 PM, Kevin Teague <kevin at bud.ca> wrote:
>> Tarek, was there any further discussion on "Requires" vs "install_requires"
>> or any decisions made on what to do about this?
>> (I've got a +1 ready for including 'install_requires' in the standard
>> package metadata and marking 'Requires' as deprecated if that was put forth
> Yes that is what we were thinking of doing. (deprectating Requires and
> Provides and and install_requires)
'Provides' could actually be a potentially useful missing feature in
setuptools, if it meant "virtual distutils project" rather than
"specific module or package."
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
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