setuptools_wheel: Build the setuptools package as a wheel#

After installing setuptools and wheel, we build a wheel of setuptools to complete the set of wheels stored in our wheelhouse.

Type#

standard

Dependencies#

Version Information#

package-version.txt:

68.2.2

install-requires.txt:

# 68.1.0 Promote pyproject.toml's [tool.setuptools] out of beta.
# 68.1.1 Fix editable install finder handling of nested packages
setuptools >= 68.1.1

Equivalent System Packages#

arch:

$ sudo pacman -S  python-setuptools

conda:

$ conda install  setuptools

Debian/Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install  python3-setuptools

Fedora/Redhat/CentOS:

$ sudo yum install  python-setuptools

gentoo:

$ sudo emerge dev-python/setuptools

macports: install the following packages: py-setuptools

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install python3${PYTHON_MINOR}-setuptools

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  python3-setuptools

See https://repology.org/project/python:setuptools/versions

If the system package is installed and if the (experimental) option –enable-system-site-packages is passed to ./configure, then ./configure will check if the system package can be used.