I just had this issue while using distribute==0.6.34 with buildout to
distribute kept hitting http://github.com/simplejson and getting 302
errors. It hit that page like 15 times, and I tought it was never
going to stop.
I discovered that distribute tries to extract external links from the
pypi page of a package. It had extraceted like 20
http://github.com/simplejson links and tried to follow it 20 times.
So I did a simple improvement. I changed the extractor to not yield
duplicated links and it solved my issues.
Had same issue here, this patch fixes it. Thanks!
Nice changes. Does it mean that this patch is getting included into the main development branch?
Yes. Distribute 0.6.42 and setuptools 0.7
Development is being managed in the merged code base.