[Distutils] 400 Client Error: Binary wheel for an unsupported platform

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jul 6 20:18:08 CEST 2015

On Mon, 6 Jul 2015 19:03:19 +0100
Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6 July 2015 at 17:24, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > (yes, the version number is off - but that's besides the point here,
> > I think):
> >
> > $ twine upload dist/llvmlite-0.0.0-py2.py3-none-linux_x86_64.whl
> > /home/antoine/.local/lib/python3.4/site-packages/pkginfo/installed.py:53: UserWarning: No PKG-INFO found for package: pkginfo
> >   warnings.warn('No PKG-INFO found for package: %s' % self.package_name)
> > Uploading distributions to https://pypi.python.org/pypi
> > Uploading llvmlite-0.0.0-py2.py3-none-linux_x86_64.whl
> > HTTPError: 400 Client Error: Binary wheel for an unsupported platform
> PyPI does not support uploading binary wheels for Linux. This is a
> deliberate restriction because the tags supported by the wheel spec
> are not fine enough grained to specify compatibility between the
> myriad of Linux variations. The intention is that once a resolution to
> that problem is found, this restriction will be lifted.

What if packagers take care of working around the issue?
(for example by building on a suitably old Linux platform, as we
already do for Conda packages)



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