[Distutils] PyPi not allowing duplicate filenames
cournape at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 06:16:51 CEST 2015
On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 11:23 PM, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov>
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 1:59 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com>
>> But I'm talking about the cases of "whoops! I really wish I hadn't
>>> uploaded that one". We can improve the tooling (some discussion on this in
>>> this thread right now...), but people are people and some of us are stupid
>>> and/or careless. So this WILL happen.
>> I have not done numpy releases for half a decade now, but it was already
>>> automated enough that putting a new version was not very costly then.
> yeah, I suppose releases are cheap -- though part of the problem is that
> your users are likley to think that you actually fixed a bug or something.
> And maybe wonder why you went from 1.2.3 to 1.3.5 seemingly all at once...
> another note-- conda has teh concetp of a "build" that's tacked on teh
> release for conda pacakges.
Note that build is a feature for binaries: different builds refer to the
same upstream source. Most linux distributions have the notion of
downstream version which is a generalization of that.
> So if I updated somethign about how teh packge is buitl, but am using teh
> same underllying version of teh package, I update teh build number, get a
> new "version" of the package, but it's clear that the pacakge itself is the
> same version.
> for instance, I'm messing around right now with building libgd for conda,
> and the latest version I have up on anaconda.org is:
> but the actual file is:
> (and there is a libgd-2.1.1-0.tar.bz2 there too...)
> Maybe this would be helpful for PyPi, too?
> I am sure there are things we can do to improve numpy's release process to
>> avoid this in the future.
> numpy was just an example -- we are all likely to make mistakes in the
> future - it's human nature.
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