[Distutils] Platform tags for OS X binary wheels

Ned Deily nad at acm.org
Fri Nov 6 19:02:11 EST 2015

In article 
<CAN4+E8FxV_gPBNRq6nVd+MZcKgSDzQm+Es9GV+LkrUh6ses9XQ at mail.gmail.com>,
 Robert McGibbon <rmcgibbo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using the Python from the Miniconda installer with py35 released last
> week.
> What does the python.org installer build for 10.6+ return for
> `distutils.util.get_platform()`?

$ /usr/local/bin/python3.5
Python 3.5.0 (v3.5.0:374f501f4567, Sep 12 2015, 11:00:19)
[GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5666) (dot 3)] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import distutils.util
>>> distutils.util.get_platform()

I can only assume they built their Python with a deployment target of 

 Ned Deily,
 nad at acm.org

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