[SciPy-dev] source repository in http://scikits.appspot.com/

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Sep 3 01:21:26 CDT 2009


Robert Kern wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 00:44, David
> Cournapeau<david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
>   
>> Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi Josef
>>>
>>> 2009/9/3 josef.pktd@gmail.com <josef.pktd@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> If there is no easy way of getting the repository information into it,
>>>> it's ok with me.
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> Would it be possible to use the download-url field to specify the
>>> repository location?
>>>
>>>       
>> I am afraid this may break easy-install, as easy-install looks for
>> tarballs at the download-url meta-data if the package is not found in pypi.
>>     
>
> http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools
>
> """
> So, if your url or download_url point either directly to a
> downloadable source distribution, or to HTML page(s) that have direct
> links to such, then EasyInstall will be able to locate downloads
> automatically. If you want to make Subversion checkouts available,
> then you should create links with either #egg=project or
> #egg=project-version added to the URL. You should replace project and
> version with the values they would have in an egg filename. (Be sure
> to actually generate an egg and then use the initial part of the
> filename, rather than trying to guess what the escaped form of the
> project name and version number will be.)
> """
>   

I am afraid I don't quite understand the above paragraph. Does it mean
you can have both tarball and checkout made available through this
mechanism, as long as download_url contain link to both of them ?

cheers,

David


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