Question about provider/Python wheels: I'm using pipenv to install some dependencies... I noticed the slowest part when installing a venv is the grpcio wheel and other pulumi provider wheels... at least on my m1 mac.. I was wondering if anyone else noticed this, if this is normal, since there might be no published wheels for grpcio and the providers depend on it?
Anyway, this costs ~1-2 minutes of time on my machine, could be longer on less powerful ones. Not that significant, but in a CI set up this feels a little wasteful and wasn't sure what others' suggest for this?
02/24/2023, 1:01 AM
I remember pip had an issue with the M1 architecture when it was released which didn't allow for the use of pre-compiled packages, not sure if it was ever addressed...
I remember reading a couple of PEPs at the time, but didn't follow up later...