[Distutils] Sourceforge changed HTML again...

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Jan 26 22:29:14 CET 2006

At 05:39 PM 1/23/2006 +0100, Ronald Oussoren wrote:
>On 23-jan-2006, at 17:31, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>>A little experimentation with the socket module shows that I can
>>get the
>>full list of mirror IPs from Python, so I've changed setuptools in
>>SVN to
>>just randomly select one to use, which should fix the sticking
>>problem on
>>Windows (and any other platform where it occurs).
>>It's not a perfect solution, since of course you can still end up
>>with a
>>bad mirror for some download, but I'm not sure what else to do,
>>short of
>>having some kind of option/configuration to control mirror selection.
>You could try several mirrors before giving up. I haven't looked at the
>sourcecode for setuptools yet, so I don't know if this is feaseable.

It's probably feasible, but a bit of a pain to get set up, and an even 
bigger pain to test.  :)  But I've added it to my feature list.

More information about the Distutils-SIG mailing list