Remove old packaging/release files and add modern files to the MANIFEST.in.
Review Request #12101 — Created March 6, 2022 and submitted
This removes the old
ez_setup.py, which was used ages ago to install
setuptoolswhen missing. This isn't needed anymore, and given that
ez_setup.pyhas syntax errors on Python 3, it does more harm than
contrib/internal/release.pyhas been removed as well. We haven't
used it in years, since we now have our own centralized release
These files are removed from
MANIFEST.in. Newer packaging/build files
in the source tree have been added, ensuring they're in the source
Built the source distribution. Saw that it contained all the files that
I expected to see, and didn't contain anything else.
Built egg and wheel packages.