[Python-Dev] Bilingual scripts

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue May 28 20:04:33 CEST 2013

On May 28, 2013, at 01:57 PM, Daniel Holth wrote:

>Wheel has no mechanism for renaming scripts (or any file) based on the
>Python version used to install. Instead you would have to build
>python-version-specific packages for each desired script name.

Note that I'm not trying to borrow any implementation details from wheels,
just the file naming conventions (compatibility tags) described in PEP 425.
It would still be up to upstream package or distro tools to fiddle the
installed file names.


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