manual eggs downloads?

Harry George harry.g.george at boeing.com
Fri Nov 10 15:14:43 CET 2006


"eggs" are wonderful for no-hassle get-all-the-dependencies.  However,
they can trigger hands-off downloads from various sites.  This is Bad
News for corporate environments in which every download is carefully
pre-approved.

A tarball with a subdirectory of "third_party" packages is ok.  A web
page simple listing the third party sites and the recommended
downloads is ok.  Automatically downloading is not ok.

Is there some way in the eggs mechanism to just get a list of the
proposed downloads, and let the user take the actions manually?

-- 
Harry George
PLM Engineering Architecture



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