[Distutils] PEP 513: A Platform Tag for Portable Linux Built Distributions Version

Robert T. McGibbon rmcgibbo at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 23:43:51 EST 2016

Alternatively, perhaps this question could be delegated to the pip
maintainers, for pip to store and maintain this configuration option
itself, perhaps by using its cache (for example, Linux pip already stores
some caches in ~/.cache/pip)?


On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 8:37 PM, Robert T. McGibbon <rmcgibbo at gmail.com>

> I agree that this is an important detail. I generally use machines that
> have many different Python interpreters installed (some distro-provided and
> others in my home directory), and can easily imagine wanting them to have
> different behavior w.r.t. manylinux1 wheels.
> Perhaps the option could be put in site.py, or somewhere in
> lib/pythonX.Y/configX.Y/? I'm not sure what the appropriate solution here
> is.
> -Robert

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