[Twisted-Python] Twisted 9.0.0?

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Thu Mar 4 08:52:24 EST 2010

On 10:45 am, m.van.lent at zestsoftware.nl wrote:
>Hi everyone!
>I am a bit puzzled about the way new version of Twisted is released. Or 
>better: the way the old version seems to be taken out of service.
>Last weeks I've been developing agains version Twisted 9.0.0. Yesterday 
>I wanted to deploy my code to my production server, but to my surprise 
>I could not easy_install that version anymore:
>$ easy_install Twisted==9.0.0
>Searching for Twisted==9.0.0
>Reading http://pypi.python.org/simple/Twisted/
>Reading http://www.twistedmatrix.com
>Reading http://twistedmatrix.com/products/download
>Reading http://twistedmatrix.com/projects/core/
>Reading http://twistedmatrix.com/
>No local packages or download links found for Twisted==9.0.0
>Best match: None
>(Okay, actually I'm using buildout to setup my environment, but the 
>above demonstrates my problem more clearly.)
>I'm sure the new version of Twisted is better and improved but I still 
>wonder why version 9.0.0 has effectively been decommissioned. Or am I 
>missing something and is it still possible to easy_install version 

Decommissioned?  Not really.  There is a link to older releases at the 
top of <http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/wiki/Downloads>.  You can find 
releases going all the way back to 2.0 there.

Perhaps easy_install isn't the best way to manage deployments to your 
production server?


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