[Distutils] Request for comment: Proposal to change behaviour of pip install

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 18:16:31 EDT 2016

On 26 Jun 2016 23:37, "Pradyun Gedam" <pradyunsg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello List!
> I feel it’s fine to hold back the other changes for later but the
> upgrade-strategy change should get shipped out to the world as quickly as
> possible. Even how the change is exposed the user can also be discussed
> I request the list members to focus on only the change of the default
> upgrade strategy to be non-eager.
> Does anyone have any concerns regarding the change of the default upgrade
> strategy to be non-eager? If not, let’s get just that shipped out as soon
as possible.

Pairing that change with an explicit "pip upgrade-all" command would get a
+1 from me, especially if there was a printed warning when the new upgrade
strategy skips packages the old one would have updated.

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