[Distutils] [final version?] PEP 513 - A Platform Tag for Portable Linux Built Distributions

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 06:38:08 EST 2016

On 31 January 2016 at 02:49, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
>> On Jan 30, 2016, at 3:58 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I also think this version covers everything we need it to cover, so
>> I'm going to mark it as Active and point to this post as the
>> resolution :)
> Hilariously I just read on Hacker news:
> "Incidentay, we have hired Natanael Copa, the awesome creator of Alpine Linux and are in the process of switching the Docker official image library from ubuntu to Alpine.” [1]
> So we might end up needing a MUSL based platform tag in the near future ;)

Aye, I saw that, too. Alpine is currently the only MUSL based distro
I'm aware of, so it may be enough to ensure that we include Alpine in
the list of distros we ensure are correctly supported by
distro-specific wheel tags.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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