[Catalog-sig] PyPI ssh access

Doug Hellmann doug.hellmann at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 14:11:42 CET 2010

On Jan 12, 2010, at 1:11 AM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

>>> I have now set up SSH access for PyPI. The procedure works like  
>>> this:
>> Sorry if this should be obvious, but what does ssh access to PyPI  
>> give
>> me, as a developer?  Can I manage uploads that way or something?
> In principle, you would be able to use all PyPI-related distutils
> commands (register, upload) over SSH, which then would free you from
> the need to provide a password (interactively, or on disk).

Ah, nice!

> In practice, this would require distutils to be modified to actually
> use that protocol, instead of using http over plain TCP.

Are those changes planned?


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