[Catalog-sig] [Proposal] Registered packages must provide the source code distribution on PyPI

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Jun 17 23:36:39 CEST 2010

> Now, please tell me what you would do if sourceforge changes its url and
> returns a
> 404 on the old download page. Would you update all release informations?
> If not, the next time I run a buildout where the configuration requires
> numpy in an old version
> and the download link is broken, my buildout breaks too. And there might
> be reasons why
> I stick to a specific older version.
> Thats what I would like to avoid.

Maybe you should stop using buildout then, and switch to Debian 
packages. They typically get the dependencies right, and available.


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