[Catalog-sig] Flag to tell pip to only install uploaded files

Richard Jones richard at python.org
Thu Jul 5 08:13:40 CEST 2012

On 5 July 2012 15:26, Donald Stufft <donald.stufft at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 1:20 AM, Richard Jones wrote:
> This sort of thing would be nice to have - especially if it could be
> configured to be on by default (with command-line args to enable the
> reverse behaviour.) Though to be quite honest I don't actually know
> how many packages I currently use that aren't downloaded directly from
> the cheeseshop.
> I was unpleasantly surprised by a few that I use that aren't directly from
> the index.
> I don't know how likely an on by default option would be as that would be a
> fairly
> major change and will break for a lot of people who don't know to use it. I
> would
> be majorly for it being on by default otherwise.

Just to be clear I'm not arguing for this to be the default behaviour
for all users of pip - just that for me I'd like to be able to
configure it to be on.


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