[Python-Dev] My summit notes (packaging)

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Mar 28 21:48:49 CET 2009

>   PEP 345 introduces "Requires" and "Provides" wich are
>   are implemented in Distutils and PyP, but are not
>   widely used. 40 out of +4000 if I remember correctly. Martin will
>   correct me here if I am wrong.

Here are the actual numbers of packages that had a certain specifier
in atleast one of their releases:
- requires: 334
- provides: 84
- obsoletes: 18
(total number of packages in my local database snapshot: 6101)


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