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Re: [Distutils] PEP for dependencies on libraries like BLAS (was: Re: Working toward Linux wheel support)

From: Wes Turner <wes....@gmail.com>
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:15:53 -0500
On Aug 20, 2015 5:05 AM, "Nick Coghlan" <ncog...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> [Catching up on distutils-sig after travel]>> On 13 August 2015 at 16:08, Nathaniel Smith <n...@pobox.com> wrote:> > It seems like a reasonable effort at solving this problem, and I guess> > there are probably some people somewhere that have this problem, but> > my concern is that I don't actually know any of those people. The> > developers I know instead have the problem of, they want to be able to> > provide a small finite number of binaries (ideally six binaries per> > Python version: {32 bit, 64 bit} * {windows, osx, linux}) that> > together will Just Work on 99% of end-user systems. And that's the> > problem that Enthought, Continuum, etc., have been solving for years,> > and which wheels already mostly solve on windows and osx, so it seems> > like a reasonable goal to aim for. But I don't see how this PEP gets> > us any closer to that.>> The key benefit from my perspective is that tools like pyp2rpm, conda> skeleton, the Debian Python packaging tools, etc, will be able to> automatically generate full dependency sets automatically from> upstream Python metadata.>> At the moment that's manual work which needs to be handled> independently for each binary ecosystem, but there's no reason it has> to be that way - we can do a better job of defining the source> dependencies, and then hook into release-monitoring.org to> automatically rebuild the downstream binaries (including adding new> external dependencies if needed) whenever new upstream releases are> published.

JSON (JSON-LD) would likely be most platform compatible (and designed for
interoperable graph nodes and edges with attributes).

JSON-LD does not require a specific library iff the @context is not

Notes about JSON-LD and interoperable software package metadata:

>> Cheers,> Nick.>> --> Nick Coghlan   |   ncog...@gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia> _______________________________________________> Distutils-SIG maillist  -  Dist...@python.org> https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/distutils-sig

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