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Building Your Python Package

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When publishing a Python package it’s very likely that you publish a wheel instead of the actual source code. In this lesson you’ll learn how to make a wheel of your project.

Note: If you want to learn more about wheels, have a look at What Are Python Wheels and Why Should You Care? - it’s a good starting point!

hettlage on April 10, 2020

When running

python setup.py sdist bdist_wheel

I got an error

error: invalid command 'bdist_wheel'

Installing the wheel package (pip install wheel) solved the problem.

lelethu1710 on July 22, 2020

When running

python setup.py sdist bdist_wheel

I got an error

error: invalid command ‘bdist_wheel’

Installing the wheel package (pip install wheel) solved the problem.

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