[Distutils] Compatibility Tags and the Stable API

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Fri Sep 9 04:06:43 EDT 2016

I'm not sure how to interpret PEP 425 when it comes to packages containing C extension modules that use the limited Python API (PEP 384).

The Python v3.4 version of the limited API is used so should the compatibility tag be...


That would mean that the 'cp34' Python tag would have to be interpreted as a minimum (rather than exact) requirement.

Grateful for any clarification.


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