[Python-Dev] 3.x as the official release
pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Sep 16 22:38:56 CEST 2010
At 10:18 PM 9/16/2010 +0200, Ãric Araujo wrote:
>Le 15/09/2010 21:45, Tarek ZiadÃ© a Ã©crit : > Could we remove in
>any case the wsgiref.egg-info file ? Since we've > been working on a
>new format for that (PEP 376), that should be > starting to get used
>in the coming years, it'll be a bit of a > non-sense to have that
>metadata file in the sdtlib shipped with 3,2 On a related subject:
>Would it make sense not to run install_egg_info from install
>anymore? We probably canât remove the command because of backward
>compat, but we could stop running it (thus creating egg-info files) by default.
If you're talking about distutils2 on Python 3, then of course
anything goes: backward compatibility isn't an issue. For 2.x, not
writing the files would indeed produce backward compatibility problems.
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