[Distutils] draft PEP: manylinux2

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Tue Feb 13 06:03:08 EST 2018

On 13/02/2018 10:07, Chris Jerdonek wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 1:59 AM, Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> wrote:
>> I am a bit confused about the meaning of 'backfilling'. Does it mean that a
>> particular manylinux will evolve in time so an early manylinux2010 wheel
>> will differ from a later one?
> I think it just means that, say, manylinux2008 could be released after
> manylinux2010. So the version numbers wouldn't need to increase with
> each release as it would if the numbering scheme were, say,
> manylinux1, manylinux2, manylinux3, etc.
> --Chris

Robin Becker

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