[Distutils] What to do about the PyPI mirrors

martin at v.loewis.de martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Aug 6 09:20:04 CEST 2013

>> Well, now we have one breakage point more which keeps annoying me.
> We do? How?

Installations that mention a specific mirror in their configuration file
(such as f.pypi.python.org) will break when the DNS name is removed.

>> Also, not everyone wants or needs auto-detection the way that the protocol
>> describes it. I personally just hand-pick a mirror (my own, hah) and keep
>> using that.
> I agree that this is probably the best choice, and you can still do that.

See above. He did that, and the PyPI maintainers will break it.


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