[Distutils] [RFC] Recentering the static metadata need : PKG-INFO

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 01:53:48 CEST 2009


On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 1:38 AM, David Lyon <david.lyon at preisshare.net> wrote:
>   # -- See what our platform is
>   def build_platform_bit_map():
>
>       if sys.platform == 'darwin':
>           self.platform_bits['mac'] = True
>
>           # -- Further sub-bit determination
>           ..
>
>       else if sys.platform == 'win32':
>           self.platform_bits['windows'] = True
>
>           # -- Further sub-bit determination
>           ..
>       else if sys.platform == 'linux2':
>
>           # -- Further sub-bit determination

So far.. so good. It's basically what we proposed earlier in PEP 390, but for
the distribution, the desktop (kde, etc)... That would require a new
stdlib module that would be very hard to implement and maintain since
it's a fast moving ground.


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