[Catalog-sig] Package Quality Measurement for packages on Pypi
sridharr at activestate.com
Fri Nov 20 18:13:46 CET 2009
On Fri, 20 Nov 2009 00:28:06 -0800, David Lyon <david.lyon at preisshare.net>
> On Thu, 19 Nov 2009 18:50:16 -0800, "Sridhar Ratnakumar"
> <sridharr at activestate.com> wrote:
>>>> Other failures usually include missing library dependencies (libxml,
>>>> instance) or some Python syntax error.
>>> So what do you guys do with the results?
>> Can you elaborate your question?
> What do you do with broken packages? Do you contact the authors? or
> attempt to fix them yourselves..
I have reported a few bugs in the past; most of them are not fixed by the
authors yet. For important packages (eg: lxml, numpy, etc..), we attempt
to patch the code ourself.
Currently the patches are internal, but I am planning to work on a system
to publish it to the public.
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