[Distutils] easy_install fails on sourceforge?

David Lyon david.lyon at preisshare.net
Tue Jun 30 14:25:15 CEST 2009

On Tue, 30 Jun 2009 00:25:33 -0700, Sridhar Ratnakumar
<SridharR at activestate.com> wrote:
> Yup, I'm aware of this. I was making a general comment that it is better 
> for package authors to register their packages in PyPI in such a way 
> that they have the 'Download URL' set properly to the actual tarball .. 

> In fact, last week .. there was a first internal alpha of the tool which 
> at the moment can download and install packages from the internal binary 
> repository which has over 4000 package releases for mac/lin/win. 

ok - so on the one hand you are suggesting that people use pypi and
then on the other you are suggesting that activestate will have
its own package repository....

> Although, some important packages (eg: scipy, numpy, pyqt, etc..) are 
> not yet in the repository .. and we need to deal with these 
> build/metadata issues before making a public release.

Aha - sounds good.


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