Alpha/For Discussion: RPMs for around 3,000 PyPI packages.

andrew cooke andrew at
Wed Apr 1 23:17:37 CEST 2009

Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> At PyCon I got this idea in my head to try building packages for
> everything
> in the cheeseshop.  I've had some success, getting over 3,000 packages
> built on Fedora 10 (and fewer on CentOS 5 and fewer still on 4).  This is
> out of 6176 packages.

neat idea.

the info for each package includes information on which python versions it
is compatible with.  wouldn't it make sense to use that?  might explain a
lot of failures.


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