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

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Sat Jun 19 00:05:29 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 4:13 PM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:

>  If you give pip or easy_install (or I assume buildout) a requirement like
>> Foo==0.1, then they will look at <http://pypi.python.org/simple/Foo/0.1>
>> http://pypi.python.org/simple/Foo/0.1,
> easy_install doesn't do that, unless you explicitly add that URL via -f or
> --find-links.  Is that a feature you added in pip?

Hmm... somehow I imagined I was copying easy_install functionality when I
added that, but I guess not.  But yes, pip does look at a version-specific
link as a special case.

Ian Bicking  |  http://blog.ianbicking.org
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