[Distutils] [Catalog-sig] PEP for distutils

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Tue Sep 30 18:37:01 CEST 2008


A.M. Kuchling wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 10:41:11AM -0500, Ian Bicking wrote:
>> FWIW, pyinstall can collect all the packages before installing any of  
>> them.  You do have to download all packages, though, as that's the only  
>> way to get the metadata.
> 
> Does the DOAP output for a package not contain enough metadata?

No.  It probably could hold that information, but currently PyPI doesn't 
keep any record of requirements, and so the DOAP file it generates 
doesn't indicate requirements either.

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