[Catalog-sig] A PyPi question

Simon de Vlieger simon at ikanobori.jp
Tue Mar 30 21:33:35 CEST 2010


I see that Martin has responded in the distutils-sig post I adressed  

He suggested I should create a feature request at the sourceforge  
project page for pypi. I will pursue that route.


Simon de Vlieger

On 30 mrt 2010, at 17:17, Tarek Ziadé wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Simon de Vlieger  
> <simon at ikanobori.jp> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I first adressed this question to the distutils-sig mailing list  
>> and was
>> kindly told to post this question to this mailinglist so here it  
>> goes.
>> The XMLRPC API documentation for PyPi at
>> http://wiki.python.org/moin/PyPiXmlRpc contains a 'downloads' key  
>> in the
>> example. However in the documentation below it is missing and my  
>> own tries
>> at the API confirm this.
>> Now I would very much like to have access to the data (especially the
>> download count). Is there any possibility of these values returning?
>> Regards,
> As far as I can see,  the download count is not exposed (anymore ?) in
> the release_data XMLRPC method, but it shouldn't be hard to add it
> back since it's directly accessible in the storage
> (built through a cron that reads the apache stats)
> It just requires one extra call to `store.list_files(package_name,  
> version)`
> Let's see what Martin says.. :)
> Regards
> Tarek
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> Tarek Ziadé | http://ziade.org

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