[Python-Dev] Consistent platform name for 64bit windows (was: distutils.util.get_platform() for Windows)

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Tue Mar 18 18:54:08 CET 2008

mhammond at keypoint.com.au schrieb:
> So, at the risk of painting a bike-shed, I'd like to propose that we adopt
> 'AMD64' in distutils (needs a change), platform.py (needs a change to use
> sys.getwindowsversion() in preference to pywin32, if possible, anyway),
> and the Python banner (which already uses AMD64).

+1 for AMD64

If we ever need names for Itanium and i386 compatible arch I propose 
IA64 and X86.


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