[Distutils] multiple servers handling in .pypirc

James William Pye python at jwp.name
Tue Jan 22 04:08:49 CET 2008

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 02:35:28PM -0800, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> Yeas maybe we could look in the user's home then in some global
> place. but how this could be done so it works on all platforms ?
> I can think of /etc in Linux, but what about Windows, is there
> a common pattern we can use ?

Not sure. Perhaps someone more familiar with windows can speak up about this.

> > URL/URI/IRI syntax: http://user:pass@example.com/pypi
> I am not found of this because for the default server (pypi) you will need
> to provide explicit username/password if you want to omit the PyPI url

Granted, the built-in default case would be strange, but, arguably, you
wouldn't need to define the default pypi creds in that form as the current
.pypirc already handles that case. *shrug*.

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