[Distutils] API CHANGE - Migrating from MD5 to SHA2, Take 2
holger at merlinux.eu
Mon Dec 1 22:23:44 CET 2014
On Mon, Dec 01, 2014 at 12:45 -0600, Ian Cordasco wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 12:35 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> >> On Dec 1, 2014, at 4:25 AM, holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> wrote:
> >> Hi Donald,
> >> On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 19:43 -0500, Donald Stufft wrote:
> >>>> On Nov 13, 2014, at 9:21 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> >>>> Starting a new thread with more explicit details at Richard’s request.
> >>>> Essentially the tl;dr here is that we'll switch to using sha2 (specifically
> >>>> sha256).
> >>> Ping?
> >>> Are we OK to make this change?
> >> sorry i didn't get back earlier. Before the minor release of devpi-server
> >> last week i tried for two hours to change devpi-server to accomodate
> >> your planned pypi.python.org checksum changes.
> >> I found the change cannot easily be done without changes to the underlying
> >> database schema and thus needs a major new release of devpi-server because
> >> an export/import cycle is needed. When doing that i also want to do
> >> some internal cleanup related to name normalization (and also relating
> >> to recent pypi.python.org changes) but i need a week or two i guess to
> >> do that. However i now think that if you do the pypi.python.org checksum
> >> change it shouldn't directly break devpi-server but it would remove
> >> checksum checking. I'd rather like to have a new major devpi-server
> >> release out when you do the change. Is it ok for you to wait a bit still?
> >> best,
> >> holger
> > Yes, we can wait a bit. I was just going over my TODO list and making sure
> > things weren’t getting lost in the shuffle.
> Is there anyway people on this list can help with the updates to devpi
> so that we can get this out sooner?
Looking at devpi/server/devpi_server/extpypi.py and
devpi/server/devpi_server/model.py mainly and changing most places
where "md5" is found in the source and adapting related tests.
Is there a specific reason you are in a hurry if i may ask?
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