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Packaging improvements that could be funded

This page lists specific things that

  1. the Python packaging community wants
  2. are fairly well-scoped
  3. would happen much faster if the Packaging Working Group got funding to achieve them


finish dependency resolver for pip

See pip issue #988 and #6536. This includes help with user experience, communications/publicity, and testing (including developing robust testing/CI infrastructure) as well as, potentially, core feature development and review.

Robust interoperability testing

See the integration-test project, aiming to "ensure core packaging tools work well with each other".

System for generic flags and statuses on projects on PyPI

See notes from this meeting.

Feature flag system on PyPI

See this GitHub issue.

The Update Framework implementation

See PEP 458 and Warehouse issue #5247.

virtualenv rewrite

See virtualenv issue #697.

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