[Catalog-sig] PEP 345 - Environment markers and platform.python_implementation

Alexis Métaireau alexis at notmyidea.org
Sat Apr 30 15:22:55 CEST 2011

On 29/04/2011 17:49, Alexis Métaireau wrote:
> We recently had a bug report about how to distinguish between different
> python platforms (http://bugs.python.org/issue11921) with environment
> markers.
> The current version of PEP 345 does not allow to use that
> (http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0345/#environment-markers). I'm
> willing to add that in packaging/distutils2 and to update the PEP. Is it
> alright ?

This also means we will need to backport some code when working on 
packaging → distutils2 because platform.python_implementation have been 
introduced in python 2.6.

Will update the PEP soon to add that, tell me if you have anything 
against such change.


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