[Distutils] draft PEP: manylinux1
Robert T. McGibbon
rmcgibbo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 01:49:22 EST 2016
On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 10:29 PM, Chris Barker - NOAA Federal <
chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> Given that we're starting now ( not a year or two ago) and it'll take
> a while for it to really catch on, we should go CentOS 6 ( or
> equivalent ) now?
> CentOS5 was released in 2007! That is a pretty long time in computing.
I understand the concern, but I think we should follow the lead of the
that have been doing portable linux binaries (holy build box, traveling
firefox, enthought, continuum) for some time, all based on CentOS 5. At
some point things
like C++17 support will be important and I agree that we'll need to update
the base spec,
but in the meantime, I don't see this as a problem where we should be the
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