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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jul 8 13:10:00 CEST 2015

On Wed, 08 Jul 2015 05:39:13 -0400
Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com> wrote:
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> On 07/07/2015 07:43 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> > That's a dramatically uninformed statement, to put it politely...
> > Some packages have difficult-to-meet build dependencies, and can also
> > take a long time to do so.
> In the general case, it is *exactly* those projects which are going to
> trip people up when you upload their binary wheels to PyPI:  there will
> be no way to know that the compiled-in stuff will work on "any" Linux,
> and solving the problem of "which" Linux variants a given wheel can
> support is intractable.

Seriously, how this is even supposed to be relevant? The whole point is
to produce best-effort packages that work on still-supported mainstream
distros, not any arbitrary "Linux" setup.

Instead of lecturing people about what is in your opinion
"intractable", how about you just shut up, if you don't have anything
constructive to contribute?



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