[Distutils] draft PEP: manylinux1

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 12:29:36 EST 2016

On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 5:18 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:

> On Jan 27, 2016, at 12:00 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com> wrote:
> So now, one could argue that it is not the community's job to tackle old
> OS, and they would be right, but:
> We can make a data driven decision here.

I like data-driven decision as well :)
Can you give an approximate of total download to convert this in % ?


> Here is the top 100 *nix OSs that are downloading files from PyPI using a
> version of pip >= 6.0. Any version of pip older than that and we don’t have
> insight into what they are (we can get kernel version if they’re using pip
> >= 1.4) and any installer other than that we don’t get any insight into
> either.
> One problem of course is deciding how representative only people who are
> using pip >= 6.0 is, though since we can’t get manylinux support into
> already released versions of pip it may be pretty representative of people
> who will use this feature (unless this feature causes people to upgrade
> their pip when they wouldn’t otherwise).
> Anyways, here’s the data:
> https://gist.github.com/dstufft/e1b1fbebb3482362198f
> It doesn’t matter to me if we use CentOS5 or CentOS6 as our base, but
> having some information to inform our choices is never a bad thing!
> -----------------
> Donald Stufft
> PGP: 0x6E3CBCE93372DCFA // 7C6B 7C5D 5E2B 6356 A926 F04F 6E3C BCE9 3372
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