[Distutils] [buildout] looking for review of docs on find-links
jim at zope.com
Wed Aug 13 23:40:52 CEST 2008
On Aug 13, 2008, at 4:13 PM, Chris Withers wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>>> I'm not 100% on the order of searching of locations specified in
>>> find-links and whether or not pypi is still searched.
>> For buildout, the index is always searched, because it always wants
>> to find the newest.
> Okay, so the index is set to PyPI's simple index by default, right?
> I'm guessing find-links adds locations to search that are checked
> before the index is specified, correct?
As I mentioned in my previous message, I don't know the order and I
don't think it matters. AFAICT, the order isn't specified by
setuptools and, therefore, might change in the future.
>> (This could probably be optimized in certain situations.) I'm not
>> sure about the order, but it doesnt' really matter.
> Indeed. The docs I've written suggest that there is an order
They should not
> and after a package has been found searching stops.
I missed that. It doesn't.
> On IRC today, Philipp suggested that all options specified in find-
> links were checked for all packages and the latest version found was
The latest version that satisfies the requirement. In fact, nothing
is searched if the latest version satisfying the requirement is
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