[Python-Dev] Status of C compilers for Python on Windows

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Thu Oct 30 00:05:34 CET 2014

> On Oct 29, 2014, at 7:02 PM, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> On 10/29/2014 03:46 PM, Paul Moore wrote:
>> On 29 October 2014 22:19, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
>>>   - where one should be at when one starts the compile process
>> I don't understand this. It's just "pip wheel foo" to build a wheel
>> for foo (which will be downloaded), or "pip wheel ." or  "python
>> setup.py bdist_wheel" as you prefer for a local package.
> Hmmm...  That looks like it's for installing/compiling somebody else's package.  Is that last command sufficient to prepare one's own wheel for uploading to PyPI, or there something else to do?

Generally for uploading to PyPI you do ``python setup.py bdist_wheel``, though I don’t think there’d be any bad thing if you used pip wheel.

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