[Distutils] What to do about the PyPI mirrors

Trishank Karthik Kuppusamy tk47 at students.poly.edu
Wed Aug 7 04:11:09 CEST 2013

On 08/06/2013 09:59 PM, Donald Stufft wrote:
> On Aug 6, 2013, at 9:50 PM, Michael Merickel <mmericke at gmail.com 
> <mailto:mmericke at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> How about building a deprecation period into the tooling? pip 1.5+ 
>> could warn users who are using *.pypi.python.org 
>> <http://pypi.python.org/> of the error in their ways and encourage 
>> them to switch to the new system and gives a date of total removal. 
>> After removal the code could also be removed from pip 1.x+.
>> - Michael
> pip 1.5 already warns if you use ``--use-mirrors`` or ``--mirrors``. I 
> suppose a warning could be added if you use -i N.pypi.python.org 
> <http://N.pypi.python.org> as well.

Does anyone use anything other than pip to download from N.pypi.python.org?

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