[Distutils] easy_install -f "<SF URL>"

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue May 2 17:35:45 CEST 2006

At 11:19 AM 5/2/2006 +0100, John J Lee wrote:
>Attempting to install pyExcelerator, whose PyPI entry is out of date, I
>tried pointing easy_install at this SF page:

It worked fine for me.

>That times out (maybe due to the SF advertising pause?).  Maybe it can be
>worked around?

Not really; the SVN versions of easy_install do automatically retry failed 
downloads, however.  As Ian says, SF mirrors fail a *lot*.

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