[Catalog-sig] API for uploading packages to PyPI

anatoly techtonik techtonik at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 09:58:35 CET 2013

On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com>wrote:

> On 22 Mar, 2013, at 8:37, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I understand that this will make PyPI a potential target for automated
> spam bots, but still it will be awesome to have an API to upload packages
> to PyPI.
> For example, I have a code that extract all necessary meta data for the
> package from the source file itself. It is even able to generate setup.py
> from this data. https://bitbucket.org/techtonik/astdump The next logical
> step in this chain is to teach it to upload stuff to PyPI.
> Now I thought that this setup.py is an unnecessary complication. What I
> need, ideally is just upload single .py file, or a JSON and a .tar.gz FWIW.
> Is there a straightforward API for things like that?
> Several APIs are documented on pages linked directly from the PyPI
> homepage (the Infrastructure box)

Thanks for the pointer.

Some links are broken. I added redirects for wiki pages, but it will be
better to fix links too.

Among those it seems that only OAuth API can be used to upload stuff.
anatoly t.
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