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Re: infrastructure change needed for python modules

On Thu, Nov 25, 2021 at 06:09:26PM +0100, Benny Siegert wrote:
> My impression is that the way to install Python packages these days is
> to run "pip install" with appropriate options. Unfortunately, that
> does everything in one call, from checking dependencies (you probably
> need to prevent it from downloading unfulfilled ones) to compiling and
> installing. I don't see a way to separate the build and install phases
> when using pip.

The article I linked to suggested 'python -m build' for building,
which doesn't do dependency checking.

I've also started a discussion about best practice here:


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