sip-build: switch from toml to tomli?

Phil Thompson phil at
Thu Sep 8 17:04:05 BST 2022

On 07/09/2022 18:29, Jeremy Sanders wrote:
> Hi Phil
> Have you considered switching sip-build from using the toml module to 
> tomli?
> toml is currently essentially unmaintained. Other tools, e.g. pip and
> pytest, are moving to tomli.  tomli has much better testing. Python is
> also including tomli in its standard library as tomllib:

I was going to look at it after Python v3.11 was released. I do use a 
feature in toml that is not implemented in tomli (the ability to specify 
a type to be used for a dict) that may be relevant for older versions of 


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