CPAN functionality for python

Doug Hellmann doughellmann at
Sun Feb 11 17:01:58 EST 2001


It would be interesting to see how to integrate this type of
functionality with the distutils project.


In article <slrn98c5fc.2ah.ssthapa at>,
ssthapa at  wrote:

>   I've created a sort of proof of concept that implements something 
> similar to perl's CPAN.  Right now, it allows basic user interaction 
> and should be able to download and install modules.  
>   At this point, I want to know whether I should continue on this. Also
> and possibly more importantly, I would like to know if there is any
> place to discuss formats for holding information about packages and
> other similar information.  I have some ideas floating around but would
> like to get other opinons and it seems like the Catalog-SIG is inactive.
>  If there is enough positive feedback, I'll open up a project on
> Sourceforge and put my code up there.  Any comments, suggestions, or
> help on where to go from here  would also be appreciated.

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