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    Not that it’s the fault of the OP, but after reading that, my brain has turned to mush. The unbelievable confusion involved in distributing a Python package that links to C libraries is exactly why I avoid it. I guess if you have to do it, then maybe wheel is worth your time, but otherwise, I’d disagree.

    FWIW, I’m reasonably happy with distributing pure Python packages.

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      Seconded. The only thing the article clarified for me is what a mess Python packaging currently is (and I say that as a fan).

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        All this combined with python2 => python3, is making for a bit of a rough patch in python land. :/