[Catalog-sig] Time for a static cheeseshop mirror for easy_install?

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Apr 9 17:35:34 CEST 2007

On Apr 9, 2007, at 11:32 AM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> Jim Fulton schrieb:
>> On Apr 9, 2007, at 10:46 AM, A.M. Kuchling wrote:
>> ...
>>>   Right now people could mirror
>>> http://cheeseshop.python.org/packages/, but there's nothing there  
>>> for
>>> easy_install
>> Is there any reason why easy_install shouldn't look there?
> It's only files, no descriptions.
> Also, some authors don't have their files on /packages, but at their
> own servers - i.e. they use the Cheeseshop just as a Python
> package index, not as a comprehensive package archive network.

Sorry, I wasn't clear. I wasn't suggesting that easy_install should  
look here instead of where it already looks, but this seems like a  
good and cheap place to look especially when a specific version  
number is given.


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