[Distutils] Mystery solved
jim at zope.com
Mon Jul 10 23:58:41 CEST 2006
On Jul 10, 2006, at 5:50 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>> 2. The messages:
>> Couldn't find index page for 'jimtest' (maybe misspelled?)
>> Scanning index of all packages (this may take a while)
>> should be info messages, not warning messages. If they
>> remain warnings, and you fix the first problem, it will be
>> impossible to avoid the warnings without creating a PyPI
>> project or creating an index server, and I don't think it was
>> your intent to require either of these. I don't think a warning
>> should be issues for correct use of software.
> Here's the problem. Reducing everything to info messages means
> there's effectively no control over output detail. I generally use
> 'warn()' for things that *may* reflect an error in input
> parameters. So, my take on the above is that although the
> "Scanning" message could become an info(), the previous one shouldn't.
This means that one always has to use an index. In which case, what
is the point of find-links?
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