[Distutils] The new MSI given by Python 2.7

cool-RR cool-rr at cool-rr.com
Fri Dec 24 11:57:38 CET 2010


On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 2:49 AM, Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 09:29:39PM +0200, cool-RR wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 9:25 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de
> >wrote:
> > > Am 23.12.2010 20:00, schrieb cool-RR:
> > > > I'm making a release of my project today, and I noticed that the MSI
> > > > created by Python 2.7 when doing `bdist_msi` does not seem to be
> > > > attached to a specific Python version.
> > > >
> > > > Is it safe to supply it for users of Python 2.5-2.7? (My package is
> > > > pure-Python.)
> > >
> > > Yes, that's the intention. The feature has seen little testing so far,
> > > so feedback is welcome.
> ...
> > Now I did "any Python version," which worked, and I noted in the comments
> > that it's intended for 2.5-2.7. So I guess I'm okay.
>
> You could add
>
>    Programming Language :: Python :: 2.5
>    Programming Language :: Python :: 2.6
>    Programming Language :: Python :: 2.7
>
> to your classifiers.  (And please also upload an sdist, in case you
> haven't done so already.)
>
> Marius Gedminas
>

I did both these things, thanks.


Ram.
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