[Catalog-sig] [PyPI] Hidden release shown on simple index

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Sun Jan 25 17:46:30 CET 2009

On Jan 25, 2009, at 6:12 AM, Andreas Jung wrote:
> how to deal with broken package releases if the package maintainer(s)
> don't response within a reasonable timeframe? My particular case:
> the 1.0 release of 'threadframe' is hidden but visible within the  
> simple
> index. This 1.0 release is broken since the download URL actually  
> points
> to the 0.1 release of the package. This is highly confusing in the
> context of zc.buildout and PyPI mirror because the 1.0 release appears
> as being the most current version however no threadframe-1.0*  
> package is
> available from the download page.

To whom is this confusing?  I don't see how buildout or setuptools  
would be confused by this situation. All they ultimately care about is  
the actual distributions they find.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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