[Distutils] draft PEP: manylinux1

Nate Coraor nate at bx.psu.edu
Mon Feb 1 11:18:07 EST 2016

On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:44 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:

> On Jan 29, 2016, at 2:35 PM, Nate Coraor <nate at bx.psu.edu> wrote:
> Is there a distro-specific wheel tagging PEP in development somewhere that
> I missed? If not, I will get the ball rolling on it.
> I think this a great idea, and I think it actually pairs nicely with the
> manylinux proposal. It should be pretty easy to cover the vast bulk of
> users with a handful of platform specific wheels (1-3ish) and then a
> manylinux wheel to cover the rest. It would let a project use newer
> toolchains/libraries in the common case, but still fall back to the older
> ones on more unusual platforms.

Fantastic, this is exactly the sort of usage I was hoping to see. I'll move
forward with it, then.


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