[Catalog-sig] High-availability for PyPI, mirroring infrastructures?

Tarek Ziade tarek.ziade at ingeniweb.com
Tue Aug 12 10:48:23 CEST 2008

2008/8/11 "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>

> > By extending zc.mirrorpypislashsimple to also download archives one
> > could just try ;).
> If you make this a public mirror, please consider the issue of download
> counters. If it is just caching for your own organization, I don't think
> collecting download counters would be necessary.
> Regards,
> Martin

Notice that it would be interesting to group the download counter by client
to know if the package was downloaded manually or automatically by tools
like easy_install
or zc.buildout:

some packages like zc.recipe.egg have high values because they are
automatically downloaded
everytime someone builds an application with zc.buildout.

This would involve clients to provide the info in the request headers of


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