[Catalog-sig] Can PyPI have a new field that stores the code repository URL?

Richard Jones richard at python.org
Sun Apr 10 00:16:39 CEST 2011

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 5:12 AM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 09:13 AM 4/9/2011 +1000, Richard Jones wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 8:57 AM, Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com> wrote:
>> >I also don't know
>> > whether it [setuptools] scrapes VCS URLs from the '/simple' interface.
>> Oh gods I hope not.
> Um, that's a big part of what the /simple interface is *for*, so it doesn't
> have to pull them from the formatted HTML of the /pypi interface.

Just to be clear: the VCS URL is only ever used in the absence of any
other (suitable) package files? That's my reading of


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