Pip and backtracking

The pip team is implementing some improvements to pip’s output to deal
with situations where, during a pip install, it needs to backtrack on

Do you ever see pip downloading a package version, only to then download an older version, and then an older version, etc? This is backtracking. We want to understand how often it happens for you.

To do this we need to make some decisions, we’d appreciate if you’d answer this quick poll (1 question!):

You can follow the implementation discussion.


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