Re: Adding support for py-package w/ setup.cfg but w/o

From: Kubilay Kocak <>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 02:32:23 UTC
On 5/01/2022 11:46 am, Yoshihiro Ota wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently create a new PyPI tool for FreeBSD.
> Based on PyPI's instruction, I have setup.cfg only without
> suggests go with setup.cfg only for simplicity.
> I'm now trying to make a port for it.
> However, FreeBSD ports expects a file.
> It looks if we can run "from setuptools import setup; setup()" in Mk/Uses/ if PYSETUP file doesn't exit.
> I'm wondering if some FreeBSD python port expert can consider no PYSETUP file configuration.
> Hiro

We're going to need to start supporting the newer style build system in 
the medium-long term as more packages migrate away from's

The Python Team welcomes people who are interested in working on proofs 
of concept for these mechanisms with a view to including them in

Please reach out on #freebsd-python on Libera Chat IRC and we can get 
those discussions and PoC's happening