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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jul 6 23:46:04 CEST 2015

On Mon, 6 Jul 2015 22:34:38 +0100
Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6 July 2015 at 19:18, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > 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)
> At the moment it's just a simple "if the wheel is for Linux, reject it" test.
> As to whether that's too conservative, one of the Linux guys would
> need to comment. Maybe the issue is simply that we can't be sure
> people will take the care that you do, and the risk of people getting
> broken installs is too high?

Then how about a warning, or a rejection by default with a well-known
way to bypass it?



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