[Distutils] Removing dependency_links
chris.jerdonek at gmail.com
Sun Oct 27 20:04:50 CET 2013
On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> Here’s the list of dependency links for the projects that still use them
> in their latest releases:
> A good number of them are either bogus, are pointing directly to PyPI, or
> are file:// urls that are highly unlikely to exist on anyones computer but
> the author’s. All in all there are 307 total unique links in this set of
> packages, and 99 of them are not reachable from my computer
> (requests.get(…) raises an exception).
I actually know a couple people on this list. I can ask them and see if
the list can be reduced further. :)
> So honestly I think this could just go away completely. I don’t see any
> use for it anymore and apparently neither does most of PyPI.
> On Oct 27, 2013, at 1:00 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> > More numbers, of the 411 projects who have ever used dependency links,
> only 311 of them use them in their latest release.
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