[Distutils] draft PEP: manylinux1

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 08:17:00 EST 2016

On 26 January 2016 at 21:44, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:36:26 +1000
> Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If I understand the problem correctly, the CentOS 5 gcc toolchain is
>> old enough that it simply doesn't emit the info libabigail needs in
>> order to work.
> If you build on CentOS 5, you certainly want to use the RH developer
> toolset 2 which gives you a modern-ish toolchain (gcc 4.8.2, IIRC).

Yeah, that's the part I haven't clarified yet - whether it was just
the base CentOS toolchain that was too old, or devtoolset-2.

If abicompat et al all work with devtoolset-2, then it definitely
makes sense to stick with the CentOS 5 baseline for now.


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

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