[Distutils] [RFC] PEP 345 and PEP 386 updates

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Wed Oct 21 10:58:07 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> The micro-language, though, is about the metadata fields like "requires"
> So do you have a use case where a Python distribution needs to use "64
> bit (the machine)"

Given the difficulty, I think such a field should only be added once
python itself has a method to reliably detect windows 64, to avoid any


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