On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 1:13 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gomm...@gmail.com>

> On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 11:29 AM, Charles R Harris <
> charlesr.har...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> A question for any packaging gurus out there, should NumPy have a
>> *.dist-info <https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0376/> directory? I
>> note that currently we have a *.egg-info directory.
> Those are both autogenerated, we don't have those in the repo. The current
> state of our packaging is fine in that respect.
>> I also have a question as to what role setuptools should have going
>> forward. Should we still rely on them, or has pip matured to the degree
>> that we no longer need it. Note that we will only be supporting Python >=
>> 3.5 in the near future.
> Pip is not a build tool, it invokes setuptools. The only viable
> alternative to setuptools at the moment is scikit-build. But I'm not in a
> hurry to switch, I'd rather try scikit-build on less critical packages than
> numpy first.

I was more thinking of distutils vs setuptools, but maybe I am
misunderstanding the relationship between the two.

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