[Distutils] GCC versions and binary egg names

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Jul 27 21:03:32 CEST 2010


On Jul 27, 2010, at 11:58 AM, P.J. Eby wrote:

>To be clear, I wasn't asking for it to.  I was just saying that egg
>platform strings could adopt the d/m/u flags convention, but it wasn't
>in itself sufficient for getting the egg platform string mess sorted
>out on non-Windows/non-OSX platforms.

Gotcha.  Yes, it makes sense to adopt the same flag convention when there same
semantics are involved.

>>Ronald brought this up on python-dev regarding OS X, but it adds
>>complexity that isn't necessary for my particular use case.  I'm in
>>favor of keeping the spec narrow - unless you feel otherwise, and
>>someone comes up with an elegant way to support the egg use case
>>without making the file names really long and ugly.
>
>Nope, I don't see a need here.  If an egg platform string is involved,
>it means that the egg's contents are already segregated, and the
>platform info then needn't be duplicated on the .so files within it. 

+1

Thanks,
-Barry
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