[Distutils] Python version numbers and jython, IronPython, PyPy, and ShedSkin
tseaver at palladion.com
Tue Jan 22 18:13:02 CET 2008
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> If setuptools works on jython, what does it use for the "pyX.Y" part
> of the egg names?
> And in the future hopefully IronPython, PyPy, and ShedSkin will join
> the setuptools party.
> Does this revive our interest in supporting "100% Pure Python" eggs
> that do not have an X.Y Python version number in their names? (Since
> Python code without native extension modules is a lot more likely to
> work on various versions of various implementations of Python than
> Python code with native extension modules.)
What is the advantage of such a 'noarch' egg over just distributing
'sdist' tarballs (AKA "source eggs")? Setuptools / easy_install is
happy to consume them, and I would much rather work with them.
> Or will jython, IronPython, PyPy, and ShedSkin specify some X.Y
> version of CPython that they support?
I can't imagine any of the three being able to use non-source eggs
compiled for CPython.
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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