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

Marius Gedminas marius at gedmin.as
Sat Feb 6 04:06:20 EST 2016

On Fri, Feb 05, 2016 at 12:56:05PM -0500, Nate Coraor wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 12:52 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 5, 2016 9:35 AM, "Nate Coraor" <nate at bx.psu.edu> wrote:
> > > Now that pip and wheel both support the Python 3 SOABI tags on 2.X, is
> > this necessary? The ABI tag should be set correctly on both the build and
> > installation systems, so is including it as part of the manylinux1 ABI (and
> > fixing it to wide builds only) overkill?
> > Also, just to confirm, the new releases of pip and wheel enable this for
> > 2.x; is it also available for all 3.x?
> >
> > -n
> >
> ABI tags always worked with wheel/pip on CPython 3.2+ (it has the SOABI
> config var), the new change "backports" this functionality to 2.X.

What are the minimum versions of pip and wheel to have this working
correctly on 2.x?

Marius Gedminas
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