[Catalog-sig] ANN: pythonpackages.com beta

Eric P. Mangold eric at teratorn.org
Thu Aug 2 02:37:27 CEST 2012

On Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 03:12:14PM -0400, Daniel Holth wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 2:11 PM, Eric P. Mangold <eric at teratorn.org> wrote:
> > Neat. I look forward to using this stuff...
> Try the demo. The format works well for the initial use case "lxml
> takes too long to compile" and can be used to build virtualenvs in
> record time. The digital signatures piece is not finished, and the
> installer does not currently check the compatibility tags (whether the
> wheel is expected to run on the installing Python), but "pip install
> --find-links directory-of-cached-wheels somepackage" works great (with
> the patched pip).
sounds cool

> I mention wheel in this forum because pypi doesn't accept them for
> upload yet, a feature which we will want after getting enough feedback
> on the basics of the format. For test.pypi?
> Daniel Holth

Would be nice to start using post-egg infrastructure.


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