[Catalog-sig] PyPI's external packages

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Mon May 16 03:49:12 CEST 2011

On 12:11 am, tseaver at palladion.com wrote:
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>On 05/13/2011 01:12 PM, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
>>I'm not concerned about the efficiency, though.  I'm concerned about 
>>quality of the build.  I want to generate a release, *test it*, and 
>>upload it.  Being forced to generate it and upload it at the same time
>>gets in the way of this.
>ISTM that if you run 'python setup.py sdist' a second time and get a
>different result (without changing any included files), then you have a
>built-in quality problem *in your setup.py.*

Absolutely.  I'd still rather avoid the possibility by not going that 
route.  It's one less thing to worry about.  And when it comes to 
setup.py, I already have plenty to worry about.


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