[Catalog-sig] PyPI ssh access

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 14:39:59 CET 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Doug Hellmann <doug.hellmann at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

I can add this to Distutils' upload command (and Distribute until
Distutils is released standalone)
as soon as people have tried it manually successfully.


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