[TIP] Mock 0.8.0b4: easy_install and pip treat differently...

Michael Foord michael at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Dec 21 04:12:05 PST 2011

On 21/12/2011 08:32, holger krekel wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 07:06 +0000, Chris Withers wrote:
>> On 21/12/2011 02:30, Michael Foord wrote:
>>> Maybe if I do a 0.8 beta 5 release I should just do a full pypi release with it - at least that would get more people testing the new code... ;-)
>> Release early, release often and all that; for me that'd mean
>> getting the 0.8 package out there for everyone, users can always pin
>> to<0.8 if they don't, for some insane reason, want to use 0.8.
> FWIW i am maintaining an alternative pypi-server at
> http://pypi.testrun.org where i put my betas of packages.  I then can
> instruct people to use easy_install/pip install -i URL to use my betas
> and get early feedback from issue creators.

That's not a bad solution - thanks. (Of course I have to be careful how 
I link to it from the pypi page or easy_install will flipping spider it 
too - I may not be able to link to it at all.)


> best,
> holger


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