[Distutils] Removing dependency_links

Fred Drake fred at fdrake.net
Tue Oct 29 12:02:53 CET 2013

On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 5:45 AM, Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> wrote:
> Specifying dependency_links in random packages' setup.py's is a
> nuisance and I would rather it went away.  I always turn it off by
> specifying allow-hosts = *.python.org in buildout.cfg

Some packages indexed on PyPI have downloads elsewhere for various reasons.

You can specify

    use-dependency-links = false

to get buildout to ignore dependency_links without limiting the
collection of hosts it
is willing to download from (useful if you use any private repositories).


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fred at fdrake.net>
"A storm broke loose in my mind."  --Albert Einstein

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