meson-python is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. meson-python is tightly coupled to the Meson build system, which is distributed under the the terms of the Apache License 2.0.


The current maintainers of meson-python are:

Emeritus maintainers:


Ralf Gommers contributes to the development of meson-python as part of their job at Quansight. Initial creation of meson-python by Filipe Laíns was also funded by Quansight.


meson-python packages are distributed via PyPI as a source distribution and a single pure Python wheel that works across all supported Python versions.

Distributors are recommended to fetch release sources from the corresponding tags on the Git repository or from source distributions on PyPI. Git tags are PGP-signed with one of the following keys: