[Distutils] [Python-ideas] PyPI search still broken

David Wilson dw+python-ideas at hmmz.org
Thu Sep 10 14:47:46 CEST 2015

On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 03:07:14PM +0300, Ionel Cristian Mărieș wrote:

> Wouldn't it be better if you'd just build an external search service?
> Getting a list of packages and descriptions should be possible no?
> (just asking, not 100% sure)

That would be the idea. In fact preferably not build a service at all,
just pay someone $50/mo for hosted ElasticSearch, rip out the guts of
the old thing and write a small sync cron job similar to the one
existing in the Bitbucket repo I linked.


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