[Catalog-sig] [Distutils] Prototype setuptools-specific PyPI index.

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Jul 24 21:46:42 CEST 2007


At 08:54 PM 7/24/2007 +0200, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> >> Right. However, if setuptools would stop making case insensitive
> >> lookups to the index, lookups to unregistered packages would become
> >> more efficient.
> >
> > I'm not sure I follow you.  If a non-registered package is used as a
> > dependency, the setup() will need to specify dependency_links, in which
> > case PyPI will not be consulted.
>
>Ah, ok. So is it then correct that setuptools never looks at pypi/,
>unless the user misspelled a package name on the command line?

Pretty much, yes.



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