[Distutils] zc.buildout : more infos on download errors

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Jan 8 15:09:40 CET 2008

On Jan 8, 2008, at 5:51 AM, Tarek Ziadé wrote:

> Hello,
> When a server that is supposed to provide an agg is timing out (it  
> happens
> sometime,
> for some libs like PIL, pysqlite, etc) zc.buildout returns a warning  
> like
> this:
> Download error: (104, 'Connection reset by peer') -- Some packages  
> may not
> be found!
> In the flow of actions, it is very hard to tell which url is down. I  
> had to
> patch urlopen
> to catch it.
> I think zc.buildout could be more verbose here, and tell which  
> package or
> url failed

Agreed. You should submit a bug report. Note that buildout is using  
setuptools, which uses urllib2 which is maddeningly uninformative in  
it's error reporting.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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