[Distutils] "not a supported wheel on this platform"

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Oct 28 16:15:16 CET 2014

On Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:03:23 +0000
Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28 October 2014 14:51, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > Does matching really happen that way?
> Unfortunately yes :-(
> get_supported() introspects the system you're installing on and builds
> a list of tag combinations it's willing to accept. In doing so it
> misses some that I'd consider obscure but reasonable (notably here,
> independent of Python implementation (py rather than cp) but
> architecture specific). I consider this a flawed design, but it's
> always been like this.
> You'll need to raise a bug report for this. Actually two, as the
> pep425tags code is in both pip and wheel independently (the one you
> actually *want* is the pip one, though).

Apparently already reported to pip :-)
Reported to wheel at

Thanks for the explanations.



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