setup.py and PyPI
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Mon Dec 14 23:25:31 CET 2009
Philip Semanchuk wrote:
> On Dec 14, 2009, at 1:00 PM, Ethan Furman wrote:
>> Philip Semanchuk wrote:
>>> On Dec 14, 2009, at 12:04 PM, Ethan Furman wrote:
>>>> I'm using Python 2.5 on Windows XP, and trying to get the upload
>>>> portion of setup.py to work. According to what I have found, I
>>>> can put my info into a .pypirc file to have the process pick up
>>>> my username/password and upload the files.
>>>> I have tried putting this file into the same folder I'm running
>>>> setup.py from, into my home folder (USERPROFILE, I think) -- and
>>>> the really frustrating part is that it worked a couple times (but
>>>> maybe that was from my home computer) but mostly it does not.
>>> When it fails, how does it fail?
>> python setup.py sdist bdist --format wininst upload
>> running upload
>> Submitting dist\dbf-0.87.7.zip to http://pypi.python.org/pypi
>> Upload failed (401): You must be identified to edit package information
> Looks like there's known problems with this under Windows that might
> affect your version of Python, depending on which version you have.
> Setting a HOME environment variable to point to wherever you have your
> .pypirc file might help.
> Hope this helps
The HOME variable did it!
Many, many thanks!!
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