[Distutils] What to do about the PyPI mirrors
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Aug 6 12:45:34 CEST 2013
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Am 06.08.13 09:59, schrieb Donald Stufft:
> The big question then becomes what is a reasonable value for N
> amount of time, the original proposal essentially used 4 months for
> no real reason. Would 6 months be better? 8? I think making this
> window _too_ long doesn't really do anything except delay the
> inevitable and the window should be decided on for what's a
> reasonable amount of time for people to move away from pointing
> directly at the N.pypi.python.org not delaying the need to do it
> until a later date.
Assuming the main breakage comes from people having hard-coded the
mirror names in configuration files: Why not leave the *.pypi names
available "forever" (ten years), all pointing to the master?
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