[Distutils] some questions about PEP470

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 09:50:59 CEST 2014

On 10/11/2014 12:31 AM, holger krekel wrote:
> I understand that as a fairly generic security statement.  But I was trying to
> rather ask about use cases and scenarios where precisely the
> --extra-index-url option is useful and to be recommended.
> I'd be grateful if Nick or you could still describe use cases,
> especially outside PEP470 external links context (the option existed
> before so i presume there must be some use cases).

I use it to have a local repository of wheels for projects that do not
(yet) host wheels on PyPI. I want the fallback to PyPI should newer
versions be released.


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