[openstack-dev] pip requirements externally host (evil evil stab stab stab)
alex.gaynor at gmail.com
Sat Jul 20 16:17:19 UTC 2013
netifaces is also used in swift for the "whataremyips" function. (Personaly
I'd love to replace that as it doesn't work on PyPy, but that's a rather
different conversation :))
On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 9:10 AM, Salvatore Orlando <sorlando at nicira.com>wrote:
> I reckon the netifaces package is only used in Neutron's Ryu plugin.
> At a first glance, it should be possible to replace its current usage with
> the iplib module which has been developed within neutron itself.
> Unless we hear otherwise from contributors to the Ryu plugin it is my
> opinion that we should move towards replacing netifaces.
> On 19 July 2013 20:04, Monty Taylor <mordred at inaugust.com> wrote:
>> Hey guys!
>> PyPI is moving towards the world of getting people to stop hosting stuff
>> via external links. It's been bad for us in the past and one of the
>> reasons for the existence of our mirror. pip 1.4 has an option to
>> disallow following external links, and in 1.5 it's going to be the
>> default behavior.
>> Looking forward, we have 5 pip packages that host their stuff
>> externally. If we have any pull with their authors, we should get them
>> to actually upload stuff to pypi. If we don't, we should strongly
>> consider our use of these packages. As soon as pip 1.4 comes out, I
>> would like to moving forward restrict the addition of NEW requirements
>> that do not host on pypi. (all 5 of these host insecurely as well, fwiw)
>> The culprits are:
>> OpenStack-dev mailing list
>> OpenStack-dev at lists.openstack.org
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