[Grok-dev] easy_install -U grokproject gets me 0.7dev

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Mon Mar 17 03:49:19 EDT 2008

Previously Ethan Jucovy wrote:
> That said, I just did a very cursory scan of how packages on PyPI use
> `download_url`.  (I couldn't find any documentation about its intended
> meaning.)  Most packages that I've seen don't actually specify a
> download_url at all (which is too bad) but the ones that do seem to set it
> to the particular tag that's being released.

Personally I much prefer that packages do not use download_url: it
makes setuptools download from another location, which means you add
another point of failure to your buildout. This has been problematic for
plone buildouts a bit too often.


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