[Distutils] [Catalog-sig] High-availability for PyPI, mirroring infrastructures?

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Wed Aug 13 20:00:13 CEST 2008

Switching to distutils

On Aug 13, 2008, at 1:22 PM, Tarek Ziade wrote:
> Besides this feature, there's one feature we started to add on  
> zc.buildout but could be put in setuptools's PackageIndex as well I  
> believe :
> Adding timeouts for url openings, to speed up the processing. For  
> instance, when several urls are visited for
> a given package, and when a server pointed by one of the url is  
> down, it can last forever.

Speaking of speed, if someone wants a project, it would be really nice  
someday to make requests in parallel, either using threads or using an  
async-based library like Twisted.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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