[Distutils] PyPi not allowing duplicate filenames
robertc at robertcollins.net
Wed Oct 14 21:05:54 CEST 2015
On 15 October 2015 at 07:27, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> On October 14, 2015 at 2:25:31 PM, Nathaniel Smith (njs at pobox.com) wrote:
>> On Oct 14, 2015 11:12 AM, "Donald Stufft" wrote:
>> >> Apparently some packages were making assumptions about the format of the
>> numpy.__version__ string, and having .postN in there caused errors when
>> they tried to process it. (It would be helpful if there were a little
>> permissively licensed standalone implementation of PEP 440 comparisons,
>> suitable for the "if pkg.version > ...:" checks that people insist on doing
>> -- I couldn't find one in some quick searches.)
>> > https://github.com/pypa/packaging
>> > It’s what both pip and setuptools use (though we embed it, but it’s fine
>> to depend on it too).
>> That's under Apache 2, so it can't be used by GPLv2 packages, or any
>> package that might be used by GPLv2 packages.
> I suspect it’d be trivial to relicense it. There’s a total of 6 contributors and I think I know how to get ahold of all of them.
Presumably to MIT + ApacheV2 ?
Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
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