[Distutils] [Zope-dev] Re: bad "zope.size" to remove from PyPI

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Sat Aug 2 18:30:55 CEST 2008

El 2 Aug 2008, a las 17:45 , Chris Withers escribió:
> Benji York wrote:
>>> In case anybody's wondering how this complies with our "no removal  
>>> of any
>>> release whatsoever" policy [1], be assured that a 3.4dev-r73090  
>>> thing isn't
>>> a release by our standards. This version number not only contains  
>>> the 'dev'
>>> marker, meaning it must have come from a development branch  
>>> (possibly the
>>> trunk), it also contains the -rXXX suffix meaning it was made  
>>> right from a
>>> subversion checkout without having created a tags first (why else  
>>> would you
>>> want to include the revision number).
>> Still, it's likely that someone was using it and their buildouts  
>> are now
>> broken.  We should have instead generated a proper release with a  
>> higher
>> version number and left the dev release alone.
> This is silly.
> Mistakes happen. Buildout and/or setuptools should be tolerant of  
> accidental releases that are then removed from PyPI.
> What currently happens in cases like this?

Nothing. It's only a problem if somebody pinned zope.size version to  
3.4dev-r73090 in their buildout.cfg. But that's their own fault IMHO  
because it's clearly not a release.

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