[Catalog-sig] [Distutils] PEP for distutils
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Oct 1 02:40:35 CEST 2008
Ian Bicking wrote:
> FWIW, pyinstall can collect all the packages before installing any of
> them. You do have to download all packages, though, as that's the only
> way to get the metadata.
This may be something to make sure is on the requirements
list for a metatdata standard: Make sure there is a defined
way of getting just the metadata from a repository without
having to download the whole package.
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