[Distutils] [final version?] PEP 513 - A Platform Tag for Portable Linux Built Distributions

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 15:17:02 EST 2016


> I can confirm that Debian and Anaconda builds of CPython 2.7 both have
> sys.maxunicode == 0x10ffff, but Enthought Canopy has sys.maxunicode ==
> 0xffff. Hmm. I guess they should fix that.
> Also the manylinux docker image currently has sys.maxunicode ==
> 0xffff, so we should definitely fix that :-).

A quick check on Ubuntu 12.04, Debian sid, Centos 7.2 confirms wide
unicode by default.  Are there any known distributions providing UCS2
unicode Pythons?



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