On 12/14/2012 02:25 PM, Todd wrote:


On Dec 14, 2012 5:59 PM, "Michael Droettboom" <mdroe@stsci.edu> wrote:
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> Github has removed the ability to host binaries.  They've removed this feature without any apparent notification except on their blog saying "it's gone today".  And the suggested alternative is to use paid services.
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> https://github.com/blog/1302-goodbye-uploads
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> I had planned to complete our set of 1.2.0 binaries with a Python 3.2 from Russell Owen in the near future.  So much for that.
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> Any thoughts?  Do we go back to Sourceforge for our download hosting?  Is anyone familiar with any other services?  Do we try to piggy-back on what other scipy projects are doing?
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> Mike
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Is there a reason pypi is not usable?

PyPI doesn't support large enough files.  (I'm not sure what the limit is, but I've hit it every time).  We have always hosted our files elsewhere and then just had PyPI point to them.

Mike