[Python-Dev] packaging location ?
donald.stufft at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 13:48:22 CEST 2012
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 7:32 AM, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> Yeah but we've been too ambitious.
> Here's my proposal - actually it's Nick's proposal but I want to make
> sure we're on the same
> page wrt steps, and I think that addresses Antoine concerns
> 1. create a new package, called pkglib (or whatever), located at hg
> .python.org (http://python.org) as a new project that just strictly contains :
> - the PEP implementations
> - non controversial features like files parser, pypi index browser etc
> it's doable - since that's what we have done in distutils2. the
> modules that implements those PEPs are standalone
> Let's avoid by all means to put the old distutils command logic there.
> Let's have a strict process on every new thing we're adding there.
> 2. make pkglib python 2 *and* python 3 compatible - natively, not w/ 2to3
> 3. make distutils2, distribute, pip, bento, etc. use that and try to
> share as many bits as possible
> 4. ask each project to pour in pkglib anything that can be reused by others
I started messing around with yanking some of the parts of distutils2 (things I've been
calling packaging primitives for lack of a better word). Don't have anything particularly
usable yet, but the approach you're talking about is similar to what I started to do.
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