changeset 1239:7d2a51d05e73

docs: what to do if pypi is unavailable
author Thomas Waldmann <tw AT waldmann-edv DOT de>
date Sun, 15 Jan 2012 16:30:01 +0100
parents be94a085972d
children 942d27d8fdf3
files docs/admin/install.rst
diffstat 1 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/docs/admin/install.rst	Sat Jan 14 23:33:24 2012 +0100
+++ b/docs/admin/install.rst	Sun Jan 15 16:30:01 2012 +0100
@@ -133,6 +133,16 @@
 Troubleshooting
 ---------------
 
+PyPi down
+~~~~~~~~~
+Now and then, PyPi might be down or unreachable.
+There are mirrors b.pypi.python.org, c.pypi.python.org, d.pypi.python.org
+you can use in such cases, you just need to tell pip to do so:
+
+ # put this into ~/.pip/pip.conf
+ [global]
+ index-url = http://c.pypi.python.org/simple
+
 Bad Network Connection
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 If you have a poor or limited network connection, you may run into trouble with the commands issued by