[Distutils] Handling the binary dependency management problem

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Fri Dec 6 02:52:11 CET 2013

On Dec 5, 2013, at 8:48 PM, Chris Barker - NOAA Federal <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:

> What would really be best is run-time selection of the appropriate lib
> -- it would solve this problem, and allow users to re-distribute
> working binaries via py2exe, etc. And not require opening a security
> hole in wheels...
> Not sure how hard that would be to do, though.

Install time selectors probably isn’t a huge deal as long as there’s a way
to force a particular variant to install and to disable the executing code.

Donald Stufft
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