On Aug 19, 2008, at 1:05 PM, Andreas Jung wrote:
> --On 19. August 2008 12:56:43 -0400 Tres Seaver
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>> and why does buildout pick it over a stable release?
>>> Because buildout, like easy_install, will pick the newest available
>>> version for a distribution. Fortunately, buildout has a prefer-
>>> option so that you can tell it to prefer stable over alpha/beta/dev
>>> releases. Also, in any serious situtation you'd want to pin your
>>> versions, e.g. using the KGS  or a manual list.
>> Uploading non-releases like this to public index locations has
>> *got* to
>> stop. Frankly, they should all be removed: anybody who is
>> depending on
>> them needs to run their own index.
> Package sanity and package hygiene is the most important issue of PyPI
> right now. PyPI requires a strong policy in order to keep PypI
> no uploading of development releases, no uploading for packages
> without a minimum set of metadata. PyPI has become a data toilet -
> unfortunately it is often hard to convinced people that their
> package uploads without metadata are crap.
This wasn't PyPI, this was download.zope.org/distribution.
I think it's time to phase that location out.
Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org
** No cross posts or HTML encoding! **
(Related lists -