[BangPypers] Naming python packages

Baiju M baiju.m.mail at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 06:35:49 CET 2011


On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've noticed that pip converts underscore in the package name to hyphen.
>
> $ pip install satchmo_indiapost
> Downloading/unpacking satchmo-indiapost
>  Could not find any downloads that satisfy the requirement satchmo-indiapost
> No distributions at all found for satchmo-indiapost
>
> There is a packge with requested name on pypi, but pip doesn't even
> looking for it.
>
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/satchmo_indiapost
>
> Is underscore prohibited in the package names?

Check the PJE's replies here:
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2010-March/thread.html#15641


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Baiju M


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