[Catalog-sig] API for uploading packages to PyPI
techtonik at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 11:31:15 CET 2013
On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 1:01 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> On 22.03.2013 09:58, anatoly techtonik wrote:
> > 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>
> >> 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
> >> 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
> >> from this data. https://bitbucket.org/techtonik/astdump The next
> >> 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
> >> Is there a straightforward API for things like that?
> Yes: The distutils upload command implements the API. It essentially
> uses the same HTML form interface as the PyPI UI.
And where is this API defined?
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