[Grok-dev] find-links instead of eggbasket

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Thu Apr 15 11:54:47 EDT 2010

Hi there,

Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> I expressed this opinion to Martijn yesterday IRL already: I can't help to 
> wonder if the effort we put into this is actually worthwhile (esp. since we have 
> been relying on the package index for long while already, since eggbasket does 
> not include everything...)

I'm not sure. It could be that a better place to invest our energies 
would be to extend buildout/setuptools in such a way that pypi backup 
servers can be considered

I also would like to know what the Plone folks are doing though - it was 
my understanding they're offering eggs through find-links.



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