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Gisle Vanem <gisle.vanem at gmail.com> writes:
> ...
> All this *.dist-info stuff is alien stuff to me, but I guess
> 'pip install --upgrade' uses these?

Most of "pip" is using this. They contain important meta information
(e.g. version number, dependencies, overview information, ...)
about a distribution not directly used by Python.