[Catalog-sig] an immutable mirror of PyPI

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Tue Jul 5 17:59:40 CEST 2011

Martijn Faassen wrote:
> On 07/05/2011 04:35 PM, Andreas Jung wrote:
>> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>>> Is there any interest in running an immutable mirror of PyPI on
>>> python.org as a service to package users?
>> Aren't the PyPI mirrors (based on top of the pep381 client)
>> immutable?
> You tell me. Are they? How interesting. :)
> I think you're right! The package that disappeared from the main PyPI a
> few weeks ago is still available on b.pypi.python.org, at least.
> Wow, thanks!


> I had assumed the mirrors would remove things, but it seems they don't.
> I think that leaves the overwriting issue: if I were to release a
> version of foo 1.3, and then later upload a new version of foo 1.3,
> would the mirror be updated with the new version or not?

Not sure - MvL should know - never checked the pep381 sources
in detail.

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