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Title: Always distribute sdist packages as gztar.
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Components: Distutils Versions: Python 3.6
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Status: closed Resolution: fixed
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Assigned To: jason.coombs Nosy List: dstufft, jason.coombs, merwok, ncoghlan, python-dev
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Created on 2016-08-20 21:12 by jason.coombs, last changed 2016-08-21 20:10 by jason.coombs. This issue is now closed.

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msg273245 - (view) Author: Jason R. Coombs (jason.coombs) * (Python committer) Date: 2016-08-20 21:12
Per https://github.com/pypa/setuptools/pull/748#issuecomment-241212548, distutils should by default produce gztar formats on all platforms.
msg273247 - (view) Author: Roundup Robot (python-dev) Date: 2016-08-20 21:31
New changeset 8d09ec0ee934 by Jason R. Coombs in branch 'default':
Issue #27819: Simply default to gztar for sdist formats by default on all platforms.
https://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/8d09ec0ee934
msg273261 - (view) Author: Nick Coghlan (ncoghlan) * (Python committer) Date: 2016-08-21 02:56
This one would be worth a note in What's New as well - both in the "changed modules" section under distutils, and in the "Porting to Python 3.6" section

While it doesn't affect Python code per se, it may affect folks doing Windows-specific workflow automation, where they'll either need to configure the use of "zip" explicitly, or else adjust their other tools to handle .tar.gz inputs.
msg273314 - (view) Author: Jason R. Coombs (jason.coombs) * (Python committer) Date: 2016-08-21 19:46
Good suggestions.
msg273315 - (view) Author: Roundup Robot (python-dev) Date: 2016-08-21 20:09
New changeset ed9cabce9c38 by Jason R. Coombs in branch 'default':
Issue #27819: Add more detail in What's New in 3.6.
https://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/ed9cabce9c38
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