[Distutils] Reviving PEP 470 - Removing External Hosting support on PyPI

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 09:55:24 CEST 2015

On 1 September 2015 at 07:26, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> Looking at the download url that PyPI points to:
>    http://www.pygame.org/download.shtml
> then I get the impression that this page was designed to be read by
> humans only, and if pip/easy_install ever do anything useful with it
> then it's by pure luck only. The whole page is about how you should go
> about choosing and obtaining the correct platform-specific binary
> package.

There are a number of pygame issues open about packaging:

is a general "get the pypi page working" one,
for providing wheels,
for PEP 440 versioning,
fix interactive prompting from setup.py,

and I've just added one asking them to host on PyPI:

They seem to be discussing the various packaging issues, so with luck
they will put something in place for the next release, whenever that


More information about the Distutils-SIG mailing list