[Catalog-sig] Fwd: The state of PyPI

Carl Meyer carl at oddbird.net
Tue Sep 27 16:36:19 CEST 2011

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Hi Tarek,

On 09/27/2011 03:40 AM, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> = private projects =
> The part that we do not address in the community is private projects:
> since we don't have any permissions/group/roles system in PyPI,
> everything is public.
> One way to solve this is to have a local repository for private
> packages, that is looked by tools like pip or easy_install, with the
> --find-links option.
> What we need is a good tutorial or a guide [*]
> = tutorial =
> [*] If this helps, I am willing to work on a tutorial day for Pycon
> US, that goes through all of this, to help people set up their dev.
> environment the best way possible.
> The material could then be published at python.org/pypi to help out.
> I know Richard has some material already, so maybe this could be a
> joint tutorial ?

The talk I gave at djangocon.us a couple weeks ago [1] covers this
material, though certainly not as in-depth as it could be covered, and
with a focus primarily on pip.

I would be willing/interested in doing (or co-presenting) a PyCon
tutorial on solutions for managing local package repositories.


 [1] https://carljm.github.com/tamingdeps/
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