Make egg_info command write out setup requirements

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  1. Richard Ipsum
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Hi,

As detailed in the commit message, this change makes the egg_info command write out setup requirements as well as install requirements. The motivation for this change is to allow a tool I'm writing for the Baserock[1] project to easily obtain "build" dependencies from a python package.

The change itself is quite minimal and is hopefully of some benefit to others.

Many thanks, Richard Ipsum

[1] Baserock

Comments (4)

  1. Nick Coghlan

    Fine by me - PEP 426 and any associated updates to the sdist and wheel format definitions are deliberately designed to co-exist with the existing setuptools metadata files, and that will cover this one as well.

    Likely worth mentioning on distutils-sig though - PEP 426 standardisation is still some time away, and this may be useful to other folks in the meantime.

    It would also be handy if there was a setuptools docs update associated with the change :)