[Distutils] draft PEP: manylinux1

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Tue Jan 26 19:04:54 EST 2016

On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 4:02 PM, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 3:56 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
>> Well, the people who know what they're doing are still recommending
>> CentOS 5 today, and we don't know what we're doing :-).
> well, yes, there is that. I sure don't. But the threshold for changing is
> higher than for starting fresh.
>> Transitioning to a CentOS6-based manylinux2 shouldn't be a huge
>> problem --
> would CentOS5-based wheels run just fine on a centOS-6 based system ?
> Alongside CEntOS6-based wheels?

Yes, the whole idea is that CentOS5-based wheels will run basically
everywhere :-)

> If so, then I guess it's no biggie -- the safe bet is better.


Nathaniel J. Smith -- https://vorpus.org

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